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Flashcards in Random Words 8 Deck (15):
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Tchotchke

Noun: a trinket

2

Farrago

Noun: a confused mixture, an assortment

3

Crapulous

Adj: given to excessive eating or drinking

4

Voluptuary

Noun: a person concerned with luxury, a sensualist

5

Delectation

Noun: a great pleasure

6

Perorate

1. Verb: to speak at length
2. Verb: to sum up a lengthy speech

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Impecunious

Adj: having no money

8

Ambulatory

Adj: Able to walk around

9

Capacious

Adj: spacious

10

Precipitous

1. Adj: very steep
2. Adj: done in a hurry

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Salutary

Adj: beneficial

12

Ossify

Verb: to turn into bone

13

Sanctimonious

Adj: hypocritically holy

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Carping

Adj: critical, difficult to please

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Lummox

Noun: a clumsy person