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Flashcards in List Three: Set Four Deck (20)
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Altruism

putting others first; being self-sacrificing

2

Caldron

huge cooking pot

3

Deplore

regret

4

Exculpate

free someone from blame; pardon; acquit

5

Illusory

deceptive; false; misleading

6

Lobbyist

person who tries to persuade someone to support a particular cause

7

Onus

burden

8

Precarious

unstable; risky

9

Sagacious

wise

10

Trepidation

fear

11

Amass

accumulate

12

Callow

immature

13

Depravity

moral corruption

14

Execrable

very, very bad

15

Immoderate

excessive; extreme

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Lofty

snooty; arrogant; haughty

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Opaque

does not let light through

18

Precedent

a previous occurrence used as a guide

19

Sage

a wise person

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Trinket

something of little value; knick-knack