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Flashcards in Random Words 24 Deck (15):
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Cadge

Verb: to get by begging

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Lambaste

Verb: to attack verbally

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Pastiche

Noun: artistic work that imitates the style of another work, artist, or period

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Centrifuge

Noun: machine that spins to separate fluids from more dense materials

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Cloistered

Adj: isolated

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Lugubrious

Adj: sad, gloomy

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Nonplussed

Adj: confused

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Artless

Adj: simple, without deceit

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Comeliness

Noun: beauty

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Plaintive

Adj: sad, mournful

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Suborn

Verb: to bribe

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Tendentious

Adj: biased, dogmatic

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Verbiage

Noun: excessive meaninglessness or wordiness

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Daguerreotype

Noun: old type of photograph

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Sycophantic

Adj: obsequious, excessively servile