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Flashcards in List 34 Deck (15):
1

obsequious

servilely following

2

abase

to lower

3

pathetic fallacy

ascribing feelings to things

4

ratiocination

methodical thinking

5

mutatis mutandis

with necessary changes

6

interstice

small space

7

terra incognita

unknown land

8

sedate

calm

9

retort

swift reply

10

nihilism

belief in nothing

11

supersede

replace

12

inanimate

lifeless

13

condescend

lower oneself

14

epigram

witty comment

15

obiter dictum

passing remark