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Flashcards in Random Words 7 Deck (15):
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Hypocorism

Noun: the practice of using pet names

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Writhen

Adj: twisted

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Tautology

Noun: needless repetition of an idea

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Mot juste

Noun: the exact, appropriate word

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Balmy

Adj: refreshing, rejuvenating

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Confabulation

Noun: familiar talk

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Fugacious

Adj: fleeting, ephemeral

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Turbid

Adj: muddy, not clear

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Redolent

Adj: fragrant

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Triskaidekaphobia

Noun: fear of the number 13

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Titivate

Verb: to spruce up

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Esurient

Adj: hungry, greedy

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Raffish

Adj: flashy vulgarity

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Adjuvant

Adj: serving to help or assist

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Eldritch

Adj: eerie, weird