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Flashcards in mix 3 Deck (24):
1

supplant

to replace one thing with another

2

sublime

supreme or lofty

3

substantiate

to establish by proof or evidence

4

slovenly

untidy or unclean

5

pensive

dreamily thoughtful

6

scruntiny

close searching or examination

7

palliative

something that relieves symptoms without curing disease

8

scathing

bitterly severe

9

prosaic

commonplace or dull

10

superfluous

more than is sufficient or required, excessive

11

reclusive

living apart from society

12

picayune

trivial, of little value

13

stark

harsh, grim, or desolate

14

respite

a delay or temporary rest

15

sanctimonious

making a false show of religious devotion

16

sullen

silently ill-humored

17

pompous

characterized by a display of importance, arrogant

18

prophetic

having the abilities of a prophet, to predict what will happen

19

regimen

a strict pattern of living

20

penchant

a strong inclination or liking

21

subsidy

a grant or contribution of money

22

proponent

a person who argues in favor of something

23

stringent

extremely strict or severe

24

partisan

influenced or controlled by a certain group