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Flashcards in List B-6 Deck (15):
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aloof

distant; reserved

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altruistic

unselfishly generous; concerned for others

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amass

to pile or gather up, collect

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benign

kindly; gentle; favorable

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censure

blame

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charlatan

a quack or impostor; a person who claims to have skills he does not possess

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deplete

to use up

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ironic

resulting in an unexpected and opposite manner

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magnanimous

noble of mind; generous; unselfish

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novelty

something new; originality

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opportunist

a person who takes advantage of opportunities

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pomposity

pretentious, self important behavior

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redundant

superfluous; repetitive

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rhetorical

related to style or effect; showy

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vilify

to defame; denigrate; malign