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Flashcards in List C Deck (40):
1

glut

an excess

2

tirade

a diatribe; rant

3

reprobate

evil; unprincipled

4

inchoate

formless; in a beginning stage

5

exigent

urgent, critical

6

pallid

pale

7

cajole

to coax

8

solipsistic

selfish; believing no one else exists

9

calumny

slander

10

fractious

ill-tempered; unruly

11

grandiloquence

lofty, pompous language

12

effrontery

insolence

13

protean

ever-changing OR multi-talented

14

rife (with)

full (of)

15

expiate

to atone

16

ribald

coarsely humorous

17

clemency

mercy

18

latent

dormant; concealed

19

florid

ornate; flowerly

20

cupidity

greed; avarice

21

reprove

to scold

22

sanctimonious

holier-than-thou

23

probity

integrity

24

usurp

to seize by force

25

ruse

a trick

26

hegemony

domination over others (esp. countries)

27

vituperate

to berate

28

extol

to praise

29

transient

ephemeral

30

execrable

detestable; loathsome

31

replete (with)

full (of)

32

wizened

dried + shrunken; wrinkled

33

tantamount (to)

equivalent (to)

34

staid

restrained; proper

35

zephyr

a gentle breeze

36

verdant

green; lush

37

decry

criticize openly

38

stolid

stoic

39

inure

to cause someone to get used to something; toughen

40

palliate

to lessen in severity; improve