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Flashcards in Unit 3 Lesson 3 Deck (73):
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bombastic

talkative/pompous

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apprehension

uneasy about future

2

brusque

abrupt/offhand

3

prattle

babbling

3

premonition

fearful about future

4

laconic

brief/curt/too brief

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prolix

wordy

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repulsive

disgusting

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revolting

disgusting

8

inculpate

accuse

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prosecute

accuse

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impulsive

acting without thought

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abrupt

terse/too brief

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criminate

accuse

11

incriminate

accuse

12

diffuse

disseminate

12

culpable

deserving blame

13

potentate

powerful ruler

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repugnant

disgusting

14

exculpate

free from blame

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vehement

strong,intense/violent

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reticent

brief

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odious

hateful

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circumloquation

using unnecessary words

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querulous

complaining

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loquacious

talkative

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absolve

free from blame

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presage

sign that something bad will happen

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henious

evil

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noisome

foul smelling

23

cumbersome

burdensome

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eloquent

very expressive

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demur

hesitate/object

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despicable

disgusting

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taciturn

unspoken

31

abhorent

disgusting

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apprehend

understand,arrest,fearful feeling

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succint

brief

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admonish

criticize with warning

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glacial

cold attitude

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vociferous

noisy/outcry

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obstreperous

noisy and difficult to control

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foreboding/forbode

foreshadow/foretell

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recriminate

counter-accuse

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tumult

chaotic

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compulsive

irresistable

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articulate

using clear language

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admonitory

criticize with warning

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vindicate

free from blame/revengeful/justify

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portent

sign that something bad will happen

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demure

quiet/shy

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aloof

cool and distant

48

verbose/verbosity

wordy

49

indict/indictment

accuse

50

prate

talking a lot

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pomp

splendor/display

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appalling

disgusting

54

immure

imprison

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execrable

detestable

57

verbiage

wordy

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glib

talkative but thoughtless

60

arraign

accuse

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grandiloquant

pompous/using fancy language

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portend

foreshadowing

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pithy

concise

66

unassuming

modest

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onerous

burdensome

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voluble

fluent/talkative but shallow

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rambunctious

boisterous/unruly

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garrulous

talkative/noisy

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acquit

free from blame/acquittal

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boisterous

unrestrained noise

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exonerate

relive burden