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Flashcards in Vocabulary #7 Deck (15):
1

a new kind of nature;strange; new; unfamiliar

Novel

2

positive and emphatic in asserting opinions

Dogmatic

3

hesitating; not absolutely confident

Tentative

4

Waved in mind or opinion

Vacillate

5

make easy and quick; hasten the progress of; speed up

Expedite

6

opinion or doctrine opposed to what is generally accepted

Heresy

7

great warmth of feeling; intense emotion; enthusiasm or earnestness

Fervor

8

Make fun of; laugh at in scorn

Deride

9

love of humanity shown by practical kindness and helpfulness

Philanthropy

10

lacking interest or spirit; dull; colorless; or weak

Insipid

11

Simple but harsh

Austere

12

Practicing strict self-denial as a measure of discipline

Ascetic

13

Not influenced by strong feeling

Dispassionate

14

Feeling of seriousness and sadness; sober

Solemn

15

Obvious to the eye or mind; attracting attention

Conspicuous