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Flashcards in Vocab #2 Deck (19):
1

Philistine

Very materialistic

2

Juxtapose

To place side by side

3

Fortuitous

Occurring by chance

4

Supplicate

To make a humble entreaty

5

Abnegate

To renounce

6

Succinct

Briefly and clearly expressed

7

Paradox

A statement that contradicts itself

8

Unmitigated

Not able to be made better

9

Nuance

Subtle distinction or variation

10

Reprobation

Severe disapproval

11

Sanguine

Cheerful or optimistic

12

Impolitic

Unwise

13

Hiatus

A pause or gap in a sequence or series

14

Misanthrope

One who hates or distrusts human kind

15

Circumvent

To avoid something cleverly

16

Piquant

Interesting or exciting

17

Inept

Having to skill or clumsy

18

Insidious

Stealthily treacherous

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Metamorphosis

A complete change in physical form