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Flashcards in The Sound And The Fury Vocab Deck (22):
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Obverse

A counterpart or complement

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Impervious

Incapable of being penetrated

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Ubiquitous

Everywhere

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Spurious

False

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Approbation

Praise, official approval

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Peripatetic

Traveling on foot

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Canaille

Riffraff

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Fecundity

Fertility, productivity

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Niggardly

Miserly

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Chimaera

Wild imagination or fancy

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Acrimony

Bitterness

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Cupola

Domed roof

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Myriad

A vast number, innumerable

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Apotheosis

A glorified example

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Blackguard

Scoundrel

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Desiccate

To dry out

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Mote

Speck

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Nefarious

Infamous because of extreme wickedness

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Supine

Lying on ones back

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Sublimate

To transform

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Chicanery

Trickery, desception

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Reducto absurdom

In logic, the proof of something by showing that it's opposite is foolish or impossible