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Flashcards in Randomized 10 - Aug 31 Deck (40):
1

spurious

not genuine

2

stentorian

extremely loud

3

winsome

attractive

4

voluble

fluent, talkative

5

timidity

lacking in self-assurance or courage

6

vantage

position giving advantage

7

valorous

courageous

8

tenacious

holding fast
a tenacious grip

9

thrall

slave, bondage

10

undermine

to weaken, to sap

11

boon

a timely benefit

12

brevity

briefness or conciseness

13

ameliorate

to make better or improve

14

amalgamate

to mix or blend together in homogenous body

15

ascetic

given to severe self-denial, abstinence

16

bolster

to support, to reinforce

17

beset

to surround, as in attack

18

disconcert

to disturb the composure of
membingungkan, menggelisahkan

19

derision

ridicule

20

ephemeral

short-lived, fleeting

21

equivocal

ambiguous

22

fledgling

inexperienced

23

esoteric

hard to understand, known only by a few

24

extirpate

to root out, eradicate

25

ignominious

shameful

26

hyperbole

exaggeration, overstatement (still positive)

27

mendacious

untrue

28

malleable

pliant

29

parable

short story designed to illustrate a lesson

30

palpable

perceptible by feeling or touch

31

ponderous

massive, awkward, unwieldly

32

titillate

to tickle
arouse (someone) to interest or mild excitement, especially through sexually suggestive images or words.
"the press are paid to titillate the public"

33

untenable

indefensible

34

tangential

digressing

35

transmute

to change

36

truculence

ferocity, ganas

37

ubiquitous

being present everywhere

38

vehement

forceful

39

verbiage

use of many words

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unerringly

without fail