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Flashcards in Randomized 6 - Aug 30 Deck (10):
1

proclivity

natural inclination
a proclivity for hard work

2

pious

religious

3

mollify

to soothe
meredakan, menenangkan

4

neophyte

beginner = tyro

5

obviate

to make unnecessary, to remove
the presence of roller blinds obviated the need for curtains

6

perfidy

treachery
betrayal of trust, the quality of being deceptive

7

pathos

having a quality that rouses emotion, sympathy
quality to evoke pity and sadness
the actor injects his customary humor and pity into the role

8

pompous

ostentatiously lofty or high-flown
angkuh, sombong

9

pragmatic

practical

10

precarious

perilous, tidak tentu, dangerous likely to collapse
a precarious ladder
he made a perilous living as a painter