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Flashcards in List Two: Set Four Deck (20)
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Adversity

hardship

2

Broach

start to discuss; approach

3

Deference

respect

4

Esoteric

obscure and difficult to understand

5

Hoary

old

6

Lavish

on a grand scale; wasteful

7

Obtuse

mentally dull

8

Portent

a warning sign; omen

9

Revere

worship

10

Tome

large book

11

Advocate

support

12

Brusque

blunt; abrupt

13

Defoliate

cause leaves to fall off

14

Espouse

promote; take up; support

15

Hone

sharpen; increase; whet

16

Lax

careless; not strict

17

Obviate

avoid; make unnecessary

18

Poseur

someone who puts on an act

19

Riddled

full of (usually full of holes)

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Torpid

inactive; lazy; stagnant