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Flashcards in Test 8 Deck (20):
1

deferment

putting off

2

encroaching

trespassing

3

flabbergasted

shocked; speechless

4

grimy

dirty

5

jaded

tired; bored

6

miffed

annoyed

7

modicum

tiny amount

8

nondescript

having no special qualities; ordinary

9

negate

wipe out

10

penurious

miserly; extremely poor

11

phlegmatic

calm; imperturbable

12

recrimination

blame

13

reprieve

let off (at least temporarily)

14

scouring

cleaning thoroughly; thorough searching

15

solace

comfort

16

squelch

suppress; crush

17

tangential

off the point; irrelevant

18

tremulous

hesitant

19

warped

twisted; distorted

20

wary

cautious