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Flashcards in Vocab wk 12 Deck (12):
1

incapable of being analyzed/scrutinized; not easily understood; mysterious

inscrutable

2

strong enough to resist/withstand attack

impregnable

3

willfully determined to counter what is expected/desired; contrary

perverse

4

morally ignoble/base; vile

sordid

5

a loud, confused noise

din

6

to repeat something insistently/redundantly

perverserate

7

characterized by sickly sentimentality

mawkish

8

abrupt in manner; blunt; rough

brusque

9

to speak/treat slightingly; belittle

disparage

10

sluggish in temperament; gloomy

saturnine

11

of/relating to a child/childhood; foolish; immature/trivial

puerile

12

taken, done, surreptitiously or by stealth; secret

furtive