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Flashcards in Vocabulary 8 Deck (15):
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Calamitous (n.)

Disastrous, greatly unfortunate, seriously troublesome

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Fop (n.)

A man who is excessively vain and concerned about his manners and appearances

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Cavalcade (adj.)

A procession, esp. of people riding on horse or in horse drawn vehicles

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Garret (n.)

Attic

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Ogling (v.)

Looking at someone flirtatiously, amorously, or impertinently

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Edema (n.)

Swelling due to accumulation of fluid in tissue spaces or into body cavities

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Importunate (adj.)

Urgent or persistent; demanding, annoying

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Coquette (n.)

A girl or woman who flirts frivolously with men

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Dissection (n.)

The act of cutting something apart in order to examine or study its structure

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Maledictions (n.)

Curse or utterance of curse/slander

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Paroxysms (n.)

Sudden severe attacks

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Mollified (v.)

Soften in feeling or temper, pacified, appeased

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Orbicular (adj.)

Rounded; like an orb or circle

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Deshabille (n.)

State of being carelessly or partly dressed

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Abrogation (n.)

Abolishment, nullification by formal means