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Flashcards in Vocabulary 2400 Set 23 Deck (20)
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belligerent

adj. aggressive

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quarrel

v. argue

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pugnacious

adj. aggressive

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salvo

n. barrage (overwhelming quantity/ explosion)

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incongruous

adj. mismatched

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paucity

n. scarcity

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destitute

adj. poor

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penurious

adj. poor

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indigent

adj. poor

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arbitrary

adj. capricious

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erratic

adj. unpredictable, often changing

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fickle

adj. changeable, capricious

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mercurial

adj. excitable, temperamental (having strong individual temperament (natural predisposition; unusual personal attitude); moody; unpredictable)

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sporadic

adj. random, infrequent

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whimsical

adj. fanciful (capricious; unreal), eccentric

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conform

v. follow

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conventional

adj. normal

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stringent

adj. strict, rigorous, demanding

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tenacious

adj. persistent

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flounder

v. struggle