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Flashcards in Vocab Wk 11 Deck (12):
1

to explode with a loud noise. To issue denunciation

fulminate

2

to incite/move to action/impel/motivate

actuate

3

good fellowship

comaraderie

4

an office/position requiring little/no wrk. Especially one yielding profitable returns

sinecure

5

lacking/having lost life/sharpness/flavor. Insipid

vapid

6

to give a false/misleading appearance to; conceal the truth/real nature of

dissemble

7

burdensom. troublesome. unwieldy. clumsy

cumbersome

8

a person who makes an escessive/inappropriate display of learning

pedant

9

to reject as having no authority/binding force; to cast off/disown

repudiate

10

allowing the possibility of several different meanings; of doubtful nature/character

equivocal

11

apparently good/right though lacking real merit

specious

12

to grow/produce by multiplication of parts

proliferate