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Flashcards in Randomized 12 - Aug 31 Deck (40):
1

mollify

to soothe

2

restive

ga bisa diem, refuse to stand still
impatient or refusing to go forward

3

supersede

to cause to be set back
menggantikan

4

sublime

supreme, outstanding, elevated

5

umbrage

sense of injury

6

upbraid

to scold
mencela

7

urbanity

refined courtesy or politeness

8

transgression

violation, sin

9

sycophant

a self-seeking, servile flatterer
PENJILAT

10

vapid

having lost quality and flavor, dull lifeless

11

variegated

many colored

12

apt

inclined

13

bombast

omong besar
OMDO

14

superfluous

unnecessary, because more than enough
extra

15

apocryphal

(of a story or statement) of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true.

16

garrulous

excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters

17

taciturn

reserved, not saying much

18

demarcation

line, boundary, other conceptual separation between things

19

sesquipedalian

(of a word) polysyllabic; long.
"sesquipedalian surnames"
characterized by long words; long-winded.
"the sesquipedalian prose of scientific journals"

20

eloquent

fluent, persuasive in writing or speaking
eloquent speech

21

execrable

extremely bad, unpleasant
execrable cheap wine

22

eminent

famous, respected within particular sphere

23

prolific

productive, bountiful, copious

24

calamity

an event causing great and often sudden damage or distress; a disaster.

25

etiolated

appear pale, sickly

26

commensurate

sepadan

27

balk at

resist, object to

28

pedantic

overly concerned with the formalism of teaching, close to orthodox

29

antediluvian

ridiculously old-fashioned

30

demarcate

set the boundaries, limit of

31

apocryphal

questionable

32

senescence

growing old

33

abscond

to depart clandestinely (hidden)

34

alacrity

eager and enthusiastic willingness

35

approbation

an expression of approval or praise

36

arduous

strenuous, requiring significant effort

37

assuage

to ease or lessen, appease or pacify

38

axiomatic

self-evident, unquestionable
noun form: axiom

39

capricious

erratic, unpredictable

40

censure

to criticize severely, to officially rebuke