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Flashcards in List G Deck (40):
1

linchpin

key element; something / someone vital

2

rescind

officially cancel; take back

3

clamor

tumult; uproar OR to shout

4

abscond

to flee (often unlawfully)

5

redoubtable

redoubtable

6

fetter

to shackle

7

arrogate

to commandeer; to appropriate

8

tome

a large book

9

dirge

a mournful poem or piece of music

10

semaphore

a system for sending messages (often by flags)

11

maxim

widespread saying

12

litigant

someone involved in a lawsuit

13

dispel

to eliminate; drive off

14

burgeon

grow; flourish

15

germinate

to develop; to grow

16

prodigious

enormous

17

pundit

a professional expert

18

hamper (v.)

to restrict; hinder

19

embroiled

involved (in an argument or conflict)

20

strident

loud and harsh

21

prattle

to talk nonsense

22

solace

comfort; consolation

23

imperious

haughty and authoritative

24

ramshackle

poorly constructed

25

laggard

one who falls behind; straggler

26

indolent

lazy

27

puerile

childish

28

delineate

list; explain

29

sophomoric

immature; childish

30

impasse

a deadlock; a standoff

31

spurn

to reject with contempt

32

demystify

make clear and comprehensible

33

garish

tastelessly showy

34

paradigm

a clear example; a model

35

tout

to praise

36

elude

to evade

37

hubris

arrogance

38

egalitarian

relating to equality

39

quell

to suppress, quench

40

illicit

illegal