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Flashcards in Random Words 13 Deck (15):
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Inexpedient

Adj: not advisable

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Proscribe

Verb: to forbid

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Vapid

Adj: uninspiring

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Pathos

Noun: quality that evokes pity or sadness

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Prosody

Noun: the study of stress and intonation in language

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Variegated

Adj: multicolored

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Arcane

Adj: obscure, known by only a few

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Discursiveness

Noun: long-windedness

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Somnambulist

Noun: a sleepwalker

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Vehemence

Noun: violence, fervor

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Ingenue

Noun: naive person

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Mendacity

Noun: quality of being prone to lying

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Paucity

Noun: shortage

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Protean

Adj: changeable

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Venal

Adj: corrupt, can be bribed