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Flashcards in Vocab Wk3 Deck (12):
1

Curious/unusual in such a way that provokes dry amusement

Droll

2

Clearness/lucidity

Perspicuity

3

Severe in manner/appearance. Uncompromising. Strict. Forbidding

Austere

4

Expressing sorrow/lamentation

Elegiac

5

Foolish/insane, especially in an unconscious/complacent manner. Silly

Fatuous

6

Correctness/accuracy

Veracity

7

To express earnest disapproval of

Deprecate

8

Shining brilliantly. Gleaming

Resplendent

9

Inclined/eager to fight. Aggressively hostile. Belligerent. Pugnacious

Bellicose

10

Excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters

Garrulous

11

Domineering in a haughty manner. Dictatorial. Overbearing

Imperious

12

Promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters

Licentious