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Flashcards in Quarter 1 Word of the Days Deck (17):
1

delineate

to trace the outline of

2

nefarious

extremely wicked or villainous

3

censure

strong expression of disapproval

4

tout

to solicit business, employment, votes, or the like, importunately.

5

extemporaneous

done, spoken, performed, etc., without special advance preparation

6

querulous

full of complaints; complaining.

7

engender

to produce

8

copious

large in quantity or number

9

ostensible

outwardly appearing as such; professed; pretended

10

amorous

inclined or disposed to love,

11

hubris

excessive pride or self-confidence

12

austerity

severity of manner, life, etc.; sternness

13

ubiquitous

existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time

14

petulant

moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation

15

juxtapose

to place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.

16

vacuous

without contents; empty

17

perfunctory

performed merely as a routine duty