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Flashcards in vocab #3 oct 22 Deck (15):
1

without revealing one's identity

incognito

2

buttery; lacking sincerity; nice for a specific reason

unctuous

3

chatty; gabby

loquacious

4

rude; ill-natured

churlish

5

temperate; abstinent person

abstemious

6

undeniably true; positive

incontrovertible

7

harmful; hurtful

deletrious

8

indirect expression; evasion; indirect way of expressing something

circumlocution

9

eager for war; ready to fight; aggressive

bellicose

10

guile; trickery; shenanigans

chicanery

11

standard; perspective; set of ideas; way of looking at something

paradigm

12

incompetent; irresponsible

feckless

13

tacky; rude; lacking social polish

gauche

14

edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; censor

expurgate

15

sharp; shrewd; skilled

acumen