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Flashcards in Vocab 1 Deck (205)
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Scuttle

sink

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Inane

silly, stupid

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Fatuous

silly and pointless

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Wizened

shriveled or wrinkled with age

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Solicitous

showing interest or concern

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Punctiliousness

showing great attention to detail or correct behavior

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Sedulous

showing dedication and diligence

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Blithe

showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper

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Epaulet

shoulder decoration

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Syncopated

shorten a word by dropping sounds or letters in the middle

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Evanescent

short lived

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Epigram

short and witty saying

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Limerick

short and amusing poem

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Refulgence

shining brightly

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Acerbic

sharp and forthright

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Umbrage

shadow; sense of injury

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Penumbra

shadow

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Austere

severely plain

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Arbitrary

random

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Foible

quirk; minor weakness

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Fleetly

quickly

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Slake

quench or satisfy

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Cryptic

puzzling; enigmatic

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Caret

punctuation mark signifying omission

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Discreet

prudent; diplomatic

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Risibly

provoking laughter

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Espouse

promote

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Libertine

prodigal

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Feint

pretend attack

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Primordial

present from the beginning of time