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Flashcards in Vocabulary 3 Deck (20):
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Adamant

Inflexible, not willing to change an opinion or decision

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Impasse

A deadlock

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Expatiate

To speak or write in length or in detail

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Fiat

An official order that must be followed

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Vituperation

Harsh and angry criticism

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Factotum

A person who's job includes doing different types of work

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Perspicacity

The quality of having keen insight

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Enervate

To weaken

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Vapid

Not interesting or lively

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Vicarious

Experienced or felt through another, second-hand experience

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Importune

To ask or do something in a pressing and persistent way

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Vacillate

To be indecisive

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Vagary

An erratic or unpredictable action

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Stolid

Showing little or no emotion

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Prodigious

Amazing or wonderful

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Fatuous

Silly; not hurting anyone; just joking

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Facetious

joking in a sarcastic way

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Sardonic

Joking in a mean way that can be hurtful

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Abhor

To hate or detest very much

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Salient

Very important or noticeable