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Flashcards in Vocab 12 & 13 Deck (18):
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Appalling
(Falling)

Terrible, frightening

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Astute
(Suit)

Smart

2

Austere
(Steer)

Very plain and simple

3

Bulwark
(Bull work)

A defensive wall

4

Cacophony
(Cough)

Harsh sounds

5

Caucus
(Cactus)

A political meeting

6

Commodious
(Commode)

Adj
Spacious

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Criterion
(Librarian)

A standard of judgement

8

Dearth
(Earth)

Lack of

9

Grandiloquent
(Grand elephant)

Acting big and flashy

10

Incongruous
(In congress)

Not fitting in

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Lassitude
(Lazy dude)

Fatigue

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Claimant
(Claim ant)

Somebody who claims something
Noun

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Archaic
(Cake)

Ancient
Adjective

14

Cloister
(Oyster)

A secluded place
Noun

15

Engulf
(Gulf)

To surround

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Defame
(Rename)

To take away somebody's good name

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Feign
(Insane)

To pretend