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Flashcards in Units 1-7 Deck (17):
1

Efface

to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed

2

circumspect

careful, cautious

3

comely

having a pleasing appearance

4

feint

a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense; to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of.

5

terse

brief and to the point

6

semblance

a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition

7

trite

commonplace, overused, stale

8

usurp

to seize and hold position by force or without right

9

arduous

hard to do, requiring much effort

10

anarchy

a lack of government or law; confusion

11

opaque

not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid

12

slapdash

careless and hasty

13

lucid

easy to understand, clear, rational; sane

14

posthumous

occurring or published after death

15

inundate

to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size

16

pensive

thoughtful; melancholy

17

obstreperous

noisy; unruly, disorderly