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Flashcards in vocab peters 3 new Deck (20):
1

: something that one hates; a thing or person accursed or damaged; something/someone greatly detested; condemnation of teaching of church
doctrine/excommunication

anathema

2

feeling of strong dislike; hatred, ill-will

Animosity

3

to frustrate; to upset the composure of; embarass

Disconcerted

4

the use of force or threats

Duress

5

to confuse, mix up or muddle; draw into conflict, fight or trouble

Embroil

6

to shelter; establish or settle comfortably

Ensconce

7

not truly or properly belonging to; not essential; irrelevant

Extraneous

8

showy or ornate; ostentatious; colorful; gaudy

Flamboyant

9

abundantly disgusting; excessive

Fulsome

10

diverse in character, varied in content; of different origin; not from the
same source

Heterogeneous

11

assumed, supposed/ not necessarily real or true

Hypothetical

12

lacking harmony or agreement; incompatible/unsuitable

Incongruous

13

slight or delicate variation in tone, color or meaning

Nuance

14

impatient, irritable, ill-humored, moody over petty annoyance

Petulant

15

a mixture or assortment (flowers, spices for fragrance)

Potpourri

16

unspoiled; spotless; uncorrupted; pure; fresh and new

Pristine

17

persuasion speaking or writing/ language designed to impress or
persuade

Rhetorical

18

physical beauty

Pulchritude

19

lecherous, lustful, obscene

Salacious

20

personal; not impartial or literal; not objective; based on personal
emotion, feeling or mindset

Subjective