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Flashcards in Randomized 9 - Aug 31 Deck (40):
1

pernicious

tending to kill or hurt

2

obfuscate

to darken, make obscure
the spelling changes will deform some familiar words and obfuscate their etymological origins
antonym: clarity

3

obviate

to make unnescessary

4

sonorous

resonant
capable of making deep or ringing sound

5

slothful

slow-moving, lazy

6

solicitous

worried, concerned

7

respite

interval of rest from something difficult or unpleasant
"the refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering

8

rueful

causing sorrow or pity

9

superfluous

more than what is needed

10

wreak

inflict
wreaking balllll

11

writhe

twist

12

transpire

to happen, to be revealed
jd kaya transparan

13

vociferous

making a loud outcry, riuh rendah
antonym: silent

14

welter

turmoil

15

unruly

disobedient

16

vagabond

wanderer

17

torpid

dull, sluggish, inactive

18

tepid

lukewarm

19

tenuous

thin, slim
very weak
"the tenuous link between interest rates and investment

20

prodigious

immense

21

quixotic

idealistic, romantic to a ridiculous degree

22

quiescence

being quiet or still, inactivity

23

refutation

act of disproving a statement or charge

24

repudiate

to refuse to have anything to do with

25

pusillanimous

cowardly, fainthearted

26

qualms

misgivings, uneasy fears, especially about one's misconduct

27

redress

to set right by compensation or punishment
memperbaiki

28

proliferate

to grow rapidly

29

prosaic

commonplace, dull

30

protean

changeable in shape or form

31

puerile

childish

32

rout

to drive out, to stampede
defeat and cause to retreat in disorder.
"in a matter of minutes the attackers were routed
to scatter

33

sagacious

wise

34

spendthrift

someone who wastes money

35

stint

to be thrifty

36

spurious

not genuine

37

shirk

to avoid

38

slander

defamation
fitnah

39

stolid

dull, impassive
not feeling or showing emotion

40

skittish

lively, frisky