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Flashcards in Unit 10 Deck (20):
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Glibly

Done in a smooth offhand manner

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Lugubrious

Sad or mournful

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Finesse

Delicate skill

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Nemesis

An unbeatable rival , enemy

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Purloins

To steal

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Banal

Commonplace, stale from overuse

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Pseudonym

A fictitious name assumed by an author

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Lampoon

To ridicule or satirize

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Nefarious

Villainous

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Bellicose

Hostile, inclined to fighting

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Euphemism

Crude, or distasteful expression

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Nebulous

Vague, not clearly defined

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Abject

Hopelessly low, miserable

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Propriety

Acceptable behavior

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Reviled

To attack with abusive language

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Distraught

Mental conflict

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Admonish

Reprove mildly and kindly ,to caution or warn

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Prosaic

Ordinary

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Phlegmatic

Sluggish, indifferent, calm

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Commensurate

Having the same scale, measure, or size