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Flashcards in Vocab 21 Deck (12):
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Enigma

A puzzle, a baffling situation

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Evanescent

Gradually disappearing, lasting a short time

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Euphemism

Use of an indirect expression in place of one that is harsh

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Fledgling

Newly developed, little known

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Heretic

A person who upholds religious doctrines contrary to the established beliefs of the church

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Imminent

About to occur

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Imperturbable

Not easily excited or disturbed

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Incongruous

Inappropriate, out of place

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Opulent

Wealthy; abundant

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Painstaking

Very careful; diligent

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Relegate

To put in a less important position; to assign, to banish

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Savory

Pleasing to the taste or smell; pleasant, morally attractive