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Flashcards in Practice Test 2 Vocab Deck (38):
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Tepid

Slightly warm, showing little enthusiasm

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Emaciated

Abnormally thin or weak

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Prodigious

Impressive to a great extent

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Quittance

A release from debt or obligation

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Scintillation

Flash of light

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Irascible

Showing a tendency to be easily angered

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Innocuous

Not harmful or offensive

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Disquietude

State of uneasiness or anxiety

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Surreptitious

Kept secret because it would not be approved

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Toil

Hard work, moving slowly or difficultly

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Destitution

Extreme poverty

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Impinging

Having an effect or impact (usually negative)

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Abnegating

Renounce or reject

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Excogitate

Plan, think out

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Intransigent

Unwilling to change one's views

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Lamented

Conventional way to describe the deceased

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Embolden

Give someone courage or confidence

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Ineptitude

Showing lack of skill, clumsy

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Intemperate

Showing a lack of self control, immoderate

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Immoderate

Not sensible or restrained

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Affable

Friendly, good-natured

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Abstemious

Not self indulgent

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Veracity

Conformity to fact, accuracy, dedication to truth

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Amplitude

Breath range or magnitude of something

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Bemuse

Puzzle or confuse

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Excoriate

Criticize severely

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Extol

Praise enthusiastically

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Aplomb

Self confidence or assurance (especially in difficult situations)

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Taciturn

Reserved in speech

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Furtively

Attempting to avoid notice or attention

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Stentorian

A voice that is loud and powerful

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Garrulous

Excessively talkative especially on trivial matters

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Poignant

Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret

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Perturbation

Anxiety

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Probity

Having strong moral principles

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Unctuous

Excessively flattering

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Sonorous

A sound imposingly deep and full

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Recitation

Repeating something out loud for memory