Vocab, batch #2 (26-50) Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Vocab, batch #2 (26-50) Deck (25):
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Hoard

to accumulate or stash away

2

Replete

gorged with food, sated

3

Superfluous

unnecessary

4

Surfeit

excess, over indulgence

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Precarious

unstable, insecure

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Vacillation

wavering, going back and forth

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Paucity

small amount/number

8

Penchant

a strong taste or liking

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Prodigal

wasteful

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Versatile

capable of doing many things

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Truncate

shorten by cutting off

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Yearnings

deep longings

13

Debunk

to expose the falseness of someone/something

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Elusive

cleverly avoiding or escaping

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Infallible

unable to be proven wrong

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Innocuous

causing/intending little or no harm

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Quibble

to make a minor objection

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Preclude

to make impossible

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Rebuttal

reply to a criticism or challenge

20

Tacit

implied, not stated outright

21

Trite

overused, lacking freshness

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Unbiased

without prejudice

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Aesthetic

pertaining to beauty

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Esoteric

known by a select few

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Abstemious

sparing in use of food and drink