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Flashcards in List Four: Set One Deck (20)
1

Ambivalence

lack of clarity; wavering; being undecided

2

Cantankerous

bad-tempered; quarrelsome

3

Derogatory

uncomplimentary

4

Exemplify

to serve as a good example

5

Impecunious

having no money

6

Lucid

clear

7

Ornate

highly decorated

8

Precipice

steep slope

9

Salubrious

health-giving

10

Truant

shirker; someone absent without permission

11

Ambulatory

able to walk around (used of hospital patients)

12

Capacious

spacious

13

Desecrate

to damage or pollute a holy place

14

Exhaustive

complete and thorough

15

Impious

wicked; profane

16

Ludicrous

ridiculous; silly

17

Orthodox

conventional

18

Precipitous

done in a hurry

19

Salutary

something which teaches you a lesson; beneficial

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Truncate

cut short