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Flashcards in Vocab, batch #3 (51-75) Deck (25):
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Fulsome

offensive because of insincerity

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Ingratiate

work oneself into favor

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Lackey

follower who carries out another's wishes like a servant

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Obsequious

subservient

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Sycophant

parasitic flatterer

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Truckle

make a doormat of oneself

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Apiary

a place where bees are kept

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Aviary

a place where birds are kept

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Halcyon

calm; peaceful

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Lionize

treat as highly important

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Menagerie

place where animals are kept and trained

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Antitode

remedy for a poison/evil

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Astringent

severe; stern

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Pestilential

morally harmful

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Salubrious

healthful

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Attenuate

make thin, weaken

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Encomium

tribute, speech

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Eulogize

praise, extol, glorify

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Laudable

praiseworthy

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Plaudit

applause

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Calumnious

defamatory

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Derogatory

expressing low esteem

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Imputation

unjust/false charge

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Malign

speak evil of; vilify

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Facetious

said in jest without serious intent