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Flashcards in List F Deck (40):
1

interlocutor

someone taking part in a conversation

2

intransigent

obdurate; totally uncompromising

3

pert

attractive in a neat, perky way

4

plenitude

a state of plenty

5

dour

unsmiling; sullen; stony-faced

6

forbearance

patiently bearing with someone’s incompetence or delay

7

injunction

a legal order preventing something

8

disparate

different; unalike

9

capitulate

to give in

10

emend

to make corrections to

11

flagrant

conspicuously bad

12

elegy

a poem or statement read for the dead

13

exhort

to encourage

14

carouse

to drink and make merry

15

bereft (of)

lacking something

16

maverick

an independent-minded person

17

expedient

convenient; practical

18

instigate

to bring about; incite

19

conduit

a channel for conveying fluid; a means of transmitting something

20

cleave

to chop as with a cleaver; break in two

21

annex

(n) an additional part (v) a append; add to existing terretory

22

swarthy

dark-complexioned; tan

23

invective

highly critical, polemic language; abuse

24

impute

attribute (to)

25

debunk

discredit; show to be false

26

epistolary

relating to letters or correspondence

27

circumvent

to bypass; get around

28

quaint

attractively old-fashioned

29

beguile

to charm in a deceptive way

30

knell

the tolling of a bell, esp. for a funeral

31

potentate

an autocratic ruler

32

consign

allocate; delivery to another's custody

33

circumlocution

equivocation; talking around the point

34

engender

generate; give rise to

35

abject

miserable; debased

36

intimate

to vaguely suggest

37

disrepute

dishonor; infamy

38

espouse

adopt + support (a belief / way of life)

39

elicit

call forth (an emotion, feeling, response)

40

relegate

assign to a lower position