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Flashcards in Random Words 22 Deck (15):
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Foppish

Adj: excessively concerned with fashion

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Hortatory

Adj: encouraging, extorting

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Opprobrium

Noun: scorn

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Recumbent

Adj: lying down

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Encomium

Noun: praise

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Runic

Adj: magical, mysterious

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Accretion

Noun: accumulation of matter

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Churlishness

Noun: rudeness

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Interregnum

Noun: interval between reigns or governments

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Nugatory

Adj: of minor significance

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Sinecure

Noun: job which pays a salary but requiring little effort

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Anodized

Verb: coated with thin layer of metal

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Aphoristic

Adj: expressed tersely

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Impugn

Verb: to dispute

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Raconteur

Noun: a person who tells stories