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Flashcards in List 5 Deck (20):
1

Enigma

Noun
A mystery
Riddle

2

Diverse

Adj
Different various
Contrasting

3

Maudlin

Adj
Wallowing in self pity
Emotional

4

Desiccate

Verb
To dry out
Dehydrate

5

Farcical

Adj
Absurd ludicrous
Ridiculous

6

Vibrant

Adj
Lively; full of vitality
Vivacious

7

Virulent

Adj
extremely poisonous; full of hate
Harmful

8

Contrite

Adj
Admitting or feeling guilt
Remorseful

9

Incessant

Adj
Unceasing
Relentless

10

Labyrinth

Noun
A maze
Puzzle

11

Loquacious

Adj
Talking too much
Chatty, verbose

12

Repudiate

Verb
To reject; disown or renounce
Deny or refuse

13

Superficial

Adj
Relating to the surface; shallow
Frivolous, trivial

14

Primordial

Adj
Formed a long time ago
Prehistoric

15

Prevaricate

Verb
To deviate from the truth
Deceive

16

Mellifluous

Adj
Sweet sounding or flowing
Soothing

17

Provincial

Adj
Limited in outlook; narrow minded
Unsophisticated

18

Contentious

Adj
Expressing disdain; showing lack of respect
Condescending, disrespectful

19

Imperceptible

Adj
Barely noticeable
Undetectable

20

Lucid

Adj
Easy to understand
Comprehensible
Clear