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Flashcards in Vocabulary 10th Grade #30 Deck (21)
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Sordid

adjective - marked by baseness or grossness; vile; dirty; squalid

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Farce

noun - a broad comedy using exaggeration and ridiculous action; an absurdity; mockery; empty pretense
adjective - farcical

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Carp

verb - to find fault, complain
noun - a large Asian freshwater fish, often used for food

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Irksome

adjective - annoying, irritating, tiresome
verb - to irk

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Victuals (vittles)

noun - food supplies fit for humans

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Malignant

adjective - actively evil; having an evil influence; tending to do great harm; life threatening
verb - to malign

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Scenario

noun - the plot or outline of a dramatic work; the account of a possible action

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Pertinent

adjective - relating to the matter under consideration
noun - pertinence
verb - to pertain

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Ecru

adjective - a very pale tan

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Bravado

noun - blustering, swaggering conduct; a show of bravery

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Feign

verb - to give a false appearance; to assert as if true

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Obligatory

adjective - required, compulsory; legally binding

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Caustic

adjective - sharp, incisive; a substance that burns or destroys organic tissue by chemical action

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Coincidental

adjective - of similar nature; occupying the same space or time
noun - coincidence
verb - to coincide

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Juxtapose

verb - to place side by side

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Negligible

adjective - so small as to be neglected or disregarded

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Maritime

adjective - of, relating to, or bordering on the sea or navigation/commerce of the sea

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Parody

noun - an imitation (usually of a serious literary or artistic work) that ridicules the original
verb - to imitate in order to ridicule; to mimic

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Decrepit

adjective - worn out or broken down by old age, illness, or long use; feeble; weak

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Rebuke

verb - to blame or scold sharply
noun - a scolding; a biting reprimand

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Finale

noun - end; last act; denouement; finish