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Flashcards in Randomized 11 - Aug 31 Deck (46):
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virulence

intense sharpness of anger, intensity

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vituperate

overwhelm with wordy abuse

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specious

seemingly reasonable but incorrect

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striated

marked with parallel bands
striped

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subterfuge

evasion
deceit used in order to achieve one's goal

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reticent

reserved, inclined to silence

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reprobate

a sinful and depraved person

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recant

to formally withdraw one's belief
say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief, especially one considered heretical.
"heretics were burned if they would not recant"

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prospensity

natural inclination

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profound

deep, not superficial

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mordant

biting
(especially of humour) having or showing a sharp or critical quality; biting.
"a mordant sense of humour"
pedassss

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moribund

near death or extinction

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panache

a grand or flamboyant manner of style

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paragon

model of perfection

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licentious

wanton
sexually immodest or promiscuous

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laudable

praiseworthy

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prescience

knowledge before they happen

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obdurate

stubborn

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opprobrium

infamy,, vilification

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partisan

one-sided, committed to one party
partisan partai politik

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pejorative

expressive contempt or disapproval
merendahkan

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perennial

something long-lasting

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laconic

brief and to the point

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lucid

easy to understood or clear

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loquacious

talkative

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opprobrium

infamy, vilification
harsh criticism
public disgrace arising from shameful conduct

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presentiment

a feeling or impression that something is about to happen
firasat
a presentiment of disaster

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acquiescent

agreeing without protest

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affront

to offend, as in with gesture

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countenance

appearance, especially the look of the face

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artifice

cleverness or skill

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astute

keen wise

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assiduous

persistent, unceasing

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bumptious

offensively self-assertive, pushy

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consternation

panic

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iconoclast

an image breaker

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heresy

opinion or doctrine subversive of settled or accepted beliefs
belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine.
"Huss was burned for heresy"

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harbinger

a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another.
"witch hazels are the harbingers of spring"
pelopor
forerunner of something

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ignominious

shameful

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maverick

rebel, non-conformist

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misanthrope

one who hates mankind

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modicum

a small amount

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propitious

indicative of favor
giving or indicating a good chance of success; favourable.
"the timing for such a meeting seemed propitious"

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recondite

little known, abstruse

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repugnant

incompatible with, unacceptable
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rescind

to void by enacting authority
evoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).
"the government eventually rescinded the directive
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