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Flashcards in Vocab 7 Deck (15):
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insipid

lacking flavor

2

nefarious

wicked or criminal

3

physiognomy

A persons facial features or expression

4

retinue

a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person.

5

vapid

offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging

6

tedium

the state of being tedious

7

torrid

very hot and dry

8

affront

an action or remark that causes outrage or offense

9

blasé

unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has experienced or seen it so often before.

10

cajole

Persuade by coaxing

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choleric

bad-tempered or irritable

12

encumber

restrict or burden

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feckless

lacking initiative or strength of character

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impasse

A situation in which no progress is possible

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inexorable

Impossible to stop or prevent