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Flashcards in Vol 2 Deck (16):
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Tariffs

Tax or duty to be paid on imports and exports

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Sadist

Person who gets pleasure from inflicting pain

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Epistemic

Relating to knowledge or to the degree of its validation

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Sanctimonious

Making a show of being morally superior to other people

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Largesse

Generosity in bestowing money or gift upon others

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Cosmopolitan

Familiar with and at ease in many different countries

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Merit

Quality of being particularly good or worthy. Deserving of something

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Eminence

Fame or recognized superiority especially within a particular sphere or profession

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Miscreant

Person who behaves boldly or in a way that breaks the law

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Assuage

To make an unpleasant feeling less intense

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Epithet

Adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristic. Title label tag denomination

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Bailiwick

Ones sphere of operation or particular area of interest

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Perfunctory

Carried out with minimal effort or reflection. Superficial hasty careless

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Intonation

The rise and fall of the voice in speaking

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Inflection

A change in the form of a word to express grammatical function or attribute.

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Consternation

Feelings of anxiety or dismay typically at something unexpected