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Flashcards in Vocab R S Deck (19):
1

Ribald

Referring to sexual matters in a vulgar/rude way, sex joke style

2

Risible

Such as to provoke laughter, funny in a good way

3

Roil

Make something turbid by disturbing it

4

Roman a clef

Novel in which real people or actual events figure under disguise

5

Rube

Naive,unsophisticated person

6

Salad days

Period of life when someone is young,glory days

7

Salmagundi

Heterogeneous mixture of stuff

8

Salvo

Opening remark/shot, spirited attack

9

Sartorial

Of or relating to male clothes or a tailor

10

Savior-faire

Knowing how to act in any situation

11

Short shrift

Quick work with little to no attention/consideration

12

Spurious

Outwardly something but lacking the qualities of said thing, deceiving/disingenuous

13

Stentorian

Extremely loud

14

Stygian

Dark,gloomy, foreboding

15

Subjugate

To bring under control or governance

16

Supercilious

Patronizing and coolly

17

Swan song

Final goodbye/act/performance/etc

18

Sybaritic

Sensual,indulgent,luxurious,voluptuary

19

Raconteur

Person who is good at telling stories