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Flashcards in PSAT Lesson 32 Deck (25):
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amenity

agreeable ways or manners; the quality of being agreeable or pleasant

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anathema

a vigorous denunciation; one who is intensely

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atypical

unusual or abnormal; odd

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balky

refusing to proceed in an expected direction

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bourgeois

a person with the traits or viewpoints of the bourgeoisie

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concert

agreement in purpose or feeling, consensus

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confluence

a coming together

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corpulence

state of being very fat

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dirge

funeral hymn, lament

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disconcerting

upsetting, frustrating

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endemic

peculiar to or a trait of a group or area

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focus

to concentrate

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hilarity

boisterous merriment, mirth

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indict

to charge or to accuse

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latent

not visible, dormant

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monumental

massive, very great, very important

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myriad

a very large and indefinite number

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oscillating

moving back and forth, swinging varying

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pithy

concise and meaningful

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premeditated

thought out beforehand

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presage

something that foreshadows a future event; foreknowledge of the future

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quixotic

idealistic but impractical

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reserve

self-restraint

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stasis

motionlessness, stagnation

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warranted

justified