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Flashcards in List 39 Deck (15):
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narcissism

self-infatuation

2

miscreant

evil unbeliever

3

physiognomy

facial character

4

patrician

aristocratic

5

apostasy

desertion of principle

6

hedonism

devotion to pleasure

7

sententious

full of maxims

8

on the que vive

on the alert

9

manumission

release from slavery

10

sanction

authorize

11

terra firma

firm land

12

synopsis

summary

13

colloquy

conversation

14

in loco parentis

in place of the parents

15

prolix

tediously wordy