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

Accolade

tribute; honor; praise

2

Bolster

support; prop up

3

Cryptic

puzzling; enigmatic

4

Ephemeral

short-lived

5

Hedonist

a pleasure seeker

6

Lamentation

expression of regret or sorrow

7

Obliterate

destroy; demolish; eradicate

8

Plummet

fall suddenly and steeply

9

Resolution

determination

10

Tentative

not certain

11

Acquiesce

to agree to; give in to

12

Bombast

arrogant, pompous language

13

Curtail

cut short

14

Epicure

someone who appreciates good food and drink

15

Heed

listen to

16

Lampoon

ridicule; spoof

17

Oblivious

totally unaware

18

Podium

raised platform

19

Resonant

echoing

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Tenuous

flimsy; not solid