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Flashcards in Vocabulary Eight Deck (20):
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ambidextrous

able to use both hands

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pensive

thoughtful, reflective, sad

3

lethargic

dull, drowsy, having an obvious lack of energy; indifferent

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garish

gaudy, flashy

5

erudite

learned, scholarly

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obese

fat

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indigent

very poor

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panacea

cure-all

9

malingerer

one who fakes illness

10

gist

real meaning

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sepulcher

tomb

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taut

tight

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dauntless

brave

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façade

front

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brusque

blunt, abrupt

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dank

damp

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feasible

practical

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attenuate

to make thin, to weaken

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buoyant

cheerful

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adulation

excessive praise, flattery