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Flashcards in Vocab Unit 6 Deck (20):
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Amorphous

shapeless

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analogy

a comparison of one thing to another; similarity

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beget

to give birth to; to create; to cause

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burgeon

to expand; to flourish

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burlesque

a parody; a ludicrous, mocking or exaggerated imitation.

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cajole

to persuade someone to do something he or she doesn't want to do

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dearth

to lack; scarcity

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glut

surplus; overabundance

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iconoclast

one who attacks popular beliefs or institutions

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supercilious

haughty; patronizing

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labyrinth

something like a maze

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manifest

visible; evident
to show ; to make visible or evident

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mellifluous

music, voices, or sounds that flow sweetly

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onerous

burdensome; oppressive

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opaque

impossible to see through; impossible to understand

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sardonic

mocking, scornful

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turpitude

shameful wickedness; depravity

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vitiate

to make impure

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wistful

yearning

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replete

to fill up; well- supplied; opposite of deplete