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Flashcards in Vocab 3 Deck (20):
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Circumspect

Cautious, not a risk taker

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Didactic

Intending to teach, in the manner of a teacher

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Ingenuous

Sincere, innocent, unsuspecting (not a threat)

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Perfunctory

Routine tasks that don't take a lot of effort

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Prodigal

When something is overdone; waste fully extravagant

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Qualify

To give necessary skill or knowledge

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Reprove

To criticize or correct

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Xenophobia

Fear of anything foreign

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Zenith

Highest point or state

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Ambiguity

Uncertainty or not exact in meaning

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Antithesis

Opposite person/event/action

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Chiasmus

Repeated in reverse order (X)

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Connotation

Defined based on experience

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Denotation

Literal meaning

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Epigraph

Inscriptions on a building, seen on statues

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Invective

Insulting, abusive

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Syllepsis

One word is applied to two others in different senses "I caught a train and a bad cold"

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Opposites

Baleful and ingenuous

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Similar

Circumspect and ingenuous

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Baleful

Threatening