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Flashcards in Set 19 Deck (27):
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Accost

Approach aggressively, confront

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Nefarious

Evil, immoral

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Bereavement

Grief, sorrow, mourning

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Effrontery

Insolence, impudence, nerve

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Desolate

Isolated, alone, depressed

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Pernicious

Evil, destructive, harmful

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Hermit

Loner, reclusive

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Lament

Show grief for, mourn

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Lugubrious

Looking or sounding sad

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Melancholy

Sad, depressed, gloomy

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Morose

Gloomy, miserable, depressed

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Morbid

Unhealthy, gruesome, morose

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Solemn

Serious and sober, grave, stern

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Sullen

Gloomy, morose, sad

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Repeal

To cancel, withdraw, annul

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Abrasive

Showing little concern for peoples feelings, harsh

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Repudiate

Reject, deny

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Rescind

Repeal, Cancel, withdraw

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Caustic

Sarcastic in a critical or bitter way, abrasive

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Pungent

Having a sharp and caustic quality, abrasive, having a strong smell

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Acrimony

Bitterness, hostility, animosity

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Corrosive

Abrasive, damaging

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Confound

To confuse, baffle, surprise

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Convoluted

Complicated, hard to follow

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Inane

Silly, ridiculous, absurd

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Scathing

Harshly critical

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Contention

Heated disagreement, assertion