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Flashcards in Random Words 26 Deck (15):
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Prolixity

Noun: wordiness

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Rebus

Noun: puzzle in which pictures give clues

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Sere

Adj: withered, old

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Vulpine

Adj: fox-like

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Hapless

Adj: unlucky

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Fusillade

Noun: long burst of gunfire

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Platitude

Noun: unoriginal, obvious saying

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Epigram

Noun: short, witty saying

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Phenomenology

Noun: philosophy concerned with things as they are perceived

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Dross

Noun: something worthless

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Expiate

Verb: to atone

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Umbrage

Noun: offense or annoyance

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Panegyric

Noun: speech of praise

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Presage

Verb: to forewarn

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Unprepossessing

Adj: unattractive