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Flashcards in vocab 16 Deck (16):
1

alleviate

to relieve or make more bearable

2

antidote

a remedy that relieves an undesirable condition

3

bedlam

confused or noisy scene

4

cajole

to urge with gentle and repeated requests

5

glib

an ease in speaking or writing for their own good

6

haggard

having a tired look

7

immaculate

perfectly clean

8

incessant

going on without interruption

9

indulgent

inclined to easily give in

10

loll

to sit back in a relaxed way

11

pungent

having sharp taste or smell

12

pittance

very small amount $

13

rue

to feel regret or sorrow over

14

strident

harsh and grating

15

vehement

expressing strong feeling

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bonus word p

paradox

something that seems to be impossible at first but turns out to be true