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Flashcards in vocab wk5 Deck (12):
1

to treat a person as a celebrity

lionize

2

moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance

petulant

3

utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, wretched

abject

4

vulgar/indecent in speech, language etc... coarsely mocking/abusive/irreverent

ribald

5

settled/confirmed in a habbit/practice/feeling

inveterate

6

boldly rude/disrespectful; contemptuously impertinent; insulting

insolent

7

extremely irritable/easily angered

choleric

8

not easily excited to action/display of emotion (apathetic)

phlegmatic

9

deliberately affected/self-consciously emotional; overly dramatic

histrionic

10

not meant to be taken seriously/literally

facetious

11

characterized by melancholy;longing; yearning

wistful

12

timid, fearful

tremulous