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Flashcards in Vocab U10 Deck (20):
1

v) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to
N) a strong affection; the power to attract, charm

allure

2

adj,adv) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly

askew

3

adj) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

blithe

4

adj) quarrelsome, inclined to argue

contentious

5

v) to desire something belonging to another

covet

6

adj) discouraged, dejected, downcast

crestfallen

7

adj) rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

disheveled

8

N) one who advocates, speaks for, explains or interprets;
math) the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised

exponent

9

adj) given to much talking, tediously chatty

garrulous

10

adj) incapable of being overcome

insuperable

11

adj) to be regretted it pitied

lamentable

12

n) an unsuitable or misleading name

misnomer

13

v) to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend

profess

14

n) a period of relief or rest

respite

15

n) a repayment; a deserved punishment

retribution

16

adj) winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible

sinuous

17

adj) full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style

sonorous

18

n) the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field

vanguard

19

n) a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing

wastrel

20

v) to accept without protest; to agree or submit

acquiesce