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Flashcards in vocab peters 4 new Deck (20):
1

to regard with intense aversion or loathing; abhor; to dislike strongly

ABOMINATE

2

exact opposite; contrast

ANTITHESIS

3

assurance, poise, confidence

APLOMB

4

a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill

CHARLATAN

5

fond of good company; social; lively; sociable

CONVIVIAL

6

: passing from one thing to another in an aimless way; disconnected; disorderly; haphazard

DESULTORY

7

material generated from different sources, ideas and styles.

ECLECTIC

8

lively, high-spirited; vivacious

EFFERVESCENT

9

filled with love and desire; captivate

ENAMORED

10

tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; impression or appearance quickly fading or fleeting

EVANESCENT

11

shameful; disgraceful; humiliating

IGNOMINIOUS

12

unskilled; wrong in a foolish and awkward way

INEPTITUDE

13

lacking flavor; tasteless; not exciting; dull and lifeless

INSIPID

14

placing side by side in order to compare or contrast

JUXTAPOSE

15

elaborately cunning, scheming, deceitful, unscrupulous, trick people into what you want them to do

MACHIAVELLIAN

16

open to discussion or argument

MOOT

17

a person regarded as smugly narrow and conventional in views, tastes; lacking in or indifferent to culture

PHILISTINE

18

the putting together of parts or elements as to form a whole; combining, merging

SYNTHESIS

19

polite and courteous in a smooth, polished way; refined and suave

URBANE

20

to live an uneventful or monotonous life; to spend time lazily or passively

VEGETATE