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Flashcards in Random Words 11 Deck (15):
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Malinger

Verb: to fake illness to avoid work

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Charlatan

Noun: trickster who claims knowledge they don't have

3

Paragon

Noun: a perfect example

4

Dilatory

Adj: slow to act

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Upbraid

Verb: to scold, to reprimand

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Fastidious

Adj: overly particular, finicky

7

Dilettante

Noun: a person with amateurish knowledge

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Fatuous

Adj: silly, foolish

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Anthropocentric

Adj: putting man at the center of one's philosophy

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Chimerical

Adj: unstable, changeable

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Pariah

Noun: an outcast

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Choleric

Adj: easily angered

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Marshal

Verb: to gather, to assemble

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Parity

Noun: state of equality

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Dirge

Noun: mournful song, especially for the deceased