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Flashcards in Vocab 9 Deck (22):
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Dilatory

Not on time, marked by delay

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Slovenly

Untidy or unclean or careless in dress or appearance

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Adulation

Excessive flattery or praise

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Evanescent

Fleeting or passing away quickly

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Torpid

Sluggish or inactive

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Nebulous

Hazy, vague or indistinct

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Abate

To reduce in amount or to make less

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Astute

Having discernment or cleverness

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Equivocate

To be deliberately vague or use unclear expressions

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Culpable

Guilty or deserving of blame

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Novice

A beginner in any occupation or activity that requires skill

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Recapitulate

To repeat again or to sum up the main points

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Succinct

Clearly or briefly expressed in few words

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Resuscitate

To restore or revive from death or unconsciousness

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Penury

Extreme poverty; Insufficiency or scarcity

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Supposition

The act of assuming or supposing without proof

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Modicum

A moderate or small amount

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Pretentious

Something done for show or to make a big impression

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Anathema

A person or thing that is the object of strong dislike

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Avarice

Extreme desire for wealth or getting and keeping riches

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Irresolute

Unsure of how to make a decision or unable to proceed

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Egregious

Obviously bad or offensive