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Flashcards in vocab 8 Deck (20):
1

suave

smoothly agreeable or polite, pleasing to the senses

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reprisal

an injury in return for an injury

3

revel

to take pleasure in, a wild celebration

4

ingenuous

innocent, simple; frank, sincere

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multifarious

having great variety, numerous and diverse

6

obsolete

out of date, no longer in use

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recalcitrant

stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority

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condolence

an expression of sympathy

9

parsimonious

stingy

10

animosity

strong dislike, bitter hostility

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apathy

a lack of feeling, emotion or interest

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apprehensive

fearful of anxious, especially about the future

13

commend

to praise, express approval, to present a worthy of attention, to commit to the care of

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consecrate

to make sacred, hollow, to set apart for a special purpose

15

stultify

to make ineffective or useless, cripple, to have a dulling effect on

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decrepit

old and feeble, worn out, ruined

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quandary

a state of perplexity or doubt

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omnivorous

eating every kind of food, eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes

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compatible

able to work well together, capable of use with another system

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deride

to ridicule, laugh at with contempt