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Flashcards in Vocab, batch #5 (1-25) Deck (25):
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Dogmatic

marked by an authoritative stand on unprovable principles

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Verity

a truth

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Filch

to steal

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Indemnify

to protect from harm

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Pecuniary

having to do with money

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Abstruse

hard to understand

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Insipid

dull, unexciting, bland

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Refectory

unruly, resisting authority

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Saccharine

overly sweet or agreeable

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Supercilious

haughty

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Tacit

unspoken

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Vicarious

experience indirectly through another

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Amalgamate

to join/merge together

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Facsimilie

a precise copy

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Affiliate

to connect/associate oneself

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Coterie

clique

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Effigy

a crude figure of a despised person

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Proletarian

of the working class

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Curmudgeon

harsh, ill-tempered person

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Demagogue

leader who appeals to emotions and prejudices, not reason

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Gourmand

someone who eats & drinks excessively

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Ingrate

one who is ungrateful

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Neophyte

a beginner

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Waif

a homeless child

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Ascetic

one who renounces physical comforts for spiritual discipline