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Flashcards in Vol 3 Deck (17):
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Mitigated

Make less severe or painful

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Reticent

Not revealing ones thoughts or feelings readily

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Banal

Obvious boring lacking originality

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Unctuous

(of a person) excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily

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Anvil

Heavy steel or iron block used to hammer objects into their desired shapes

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Moot

Of little or non practical value or relevance. "the issue of her application is moot because the deadline has passed"

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Bigot

Someone who is intolerant towards those holding different opinions

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Imputation

To say or suggest that someone is guilty of something

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Eidetic

Relating to or denoting mental images, having unusual vividness and detail as if actually visible

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Dour

Relentlessly severe stern or gloomy in manner or appearance

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Ethereal

Extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world

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Vacuously

Having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence, mindless

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Sardonic

Grimly mocking or cynical

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Minutes

The small precise or trivial details of something

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Flagrant

of something considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.

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Impugn

Dispute the truth validity or honesty of a statement or motive

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Obstinate

Stubbornly refusing to change ones opinion or chosen course of action despite attempts to persuade one to do so