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Flashcards in Vocab 4 Deck (20):
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Auspicious

-Adj.:promising success; favored by fortune; favorable

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Equanimity

-N. Mental calmness; calmness of mind; composure

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Tacit

-Adj.: understood w/o being expressed; implied; (nodding of the head)

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Aesthestics

-N.(s)/adj.: the branch of philosphy dealing with such notions as art and beauty; pleasing; sensitive of art and beauty

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Recalcitrant

-Adj.: resisting authority or control; uncooperative to authority; disobedient

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Surreptitious

-Adj.:Done in a stealthy way; sly; secret; underhanded

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Despot

-N.: A king or other ruler with absolute unlimited power; any tyrant or oppressor

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Diffident

-Adj.: Lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid

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Pragmatic

-Adj.: Practical; sensible; logical; factual

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Obsequious

-Adj.: To be flattering; overly obedient; eager to serve someone; fawning (teacher's pet)

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Erudite

-Adj.: characterized by great knowledge; learnEd; showing great knowledge

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Gregarious

-Adj.: Fond of the company of others; sociable; travel in herds

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Glib

-ADj.: readily fluent; smooth talking;
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Fastidious

-ADJ.: excessively particular, critical and picky; very concerned about details;

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Loquacious

-Adj.: talking or tending to talk much or freely

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Circumspect

-Adj.:watchful and discreet; cautious; very careful

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Myriad

-N.: Great number of things

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Assuage

-V. Mitigate; to make less intense

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Maudlin

-Adj.: weak emotionally; foolishly sedimental

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Panacea

-N.:Remedy for all diseases; an answer or solution for all problems; solution for all difficulties