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Flashcards in Set 11 Deck (23):
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Aloof

Distant, unconcerned

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Indifferent

Uninterested, uncaring

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Apathetic

Indifferent, uncaring

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Detachment

Aloofness, indifference

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Devoid

Lacking, free from something

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Elusive

Hard to find/achieve, tending to escape

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Estranged

Alienated, distant, seperated

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Phlegmatic

Calm, placid

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Placid

Calm

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Recluse

Hermit, loner

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Reticent

Reserved, withdrawn

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Taciturn

Reserved, silent, reticent

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Contempt

Disdain, disrespect, disregard

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Deferential

Respectful, reverent, admiring

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Facetious

Treating serious issues as a joke

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Flippant

Being facetious, treating serious things as a joke

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Irreverent

Showing a lack of respect to people or things taken seriously

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Impudent

Insolent, disrespectful, rude

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Insolence

Disrespect, impudence, rude

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Venerate

To respect, honor, revere

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Ameliorate

To improve, make better, reform

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Ascend

To go up, rise, or climb

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Bolster

Support, boost, or strengthen