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Flashcards in Vocab 13 Deck (18):
1

Abstruse

Hard to understand

2

Affront

Insult

3

Canard

False rumor

4

Captious

Carping

5

Cognizant

Aware

6

Cynosure

Center of attention

7

Decorous

Socially proper

8

Deign

Lower oneself

9

Desiccated

Completely dried out

10

Efficacy

Effectiveness

11

Engender

To bring about

12

Ethereal

Airy

13

Facade

Exterior

14

Incongruous

Not properly matching

15

Machination

Plot

16

Mesmerize

Hypnotize

17

Opprobrium

Dishonor

18

Putative

Supposed