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Flashcards in Vocab 12 Deck (15):
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Pivotal

Crucial

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Scrupulous

Strict;careful; hesitant

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Refute

To disprove; prove false

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Respite

A rest; period of relief

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Stoic

Indifferent to pleasure/pain, to joy or grief, to fortune/misfortune

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Volatile

Quick to evaporate, highly unstable, explosive

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Peripheral

Unimportant

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Hedonistic

Pleasure seeking

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Idiom

A peculiar expression

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Benefactor

Generous donor

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Brevity

Briefness

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Apocryphal

False

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Virtuoso

Masterful musician

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Slander

To defame, speak maliciously

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Animosity

Resentment