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Flashcards in Vocab 10 Deck (15):
1

preposterous

utterly absurd or ridiculous.

2

tredpidation

a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen.

3

voluble

speaking or spoken incessantly and fluently.

4

alacrity

brisk and cheerful readiness.

5

aplomb

self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding situation.

6

barrage

bombard (someone) with something.

7

cognizant

having knowledge or being aware of.

8

collusion

secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy, especially in order to cheat or deceive others.

9

deleterious

causing harm or damage.

10

hegemony

leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social group over others.

11

paradigm

a typical example or pattern of something; a model.

12

unctuous

excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily.

13

urbane

(of a person, especially a man) suave, courteous, and refined in manner.

14

ambulatory

relating to or adapted for walking.

15

churlish

rude in a mean-spirited and surly way.