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Flashcards in Week 11 Deck (15):
1

evanescent

adj - soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.

2

heed

v - pay attention to; take notice of.

3

indigent

adj - poor; needy.

4

paragon

n - a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particular quality.

5

provincial

adj - of or concerning a province of a country or empire.

6

steadfast

adj - resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering.

7

supercilious

adj - behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to others.

8

usurp

v - take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.

9

buoyant

adj - cheerful

10

enervate

adj - cause (someone) to feel drained of energy or vitality; weaken.

11

incorrigible

adj - not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed.

12

inexorable

adj - impossible to stop or prevent.

13

irrefutable

adj - impossible to deny or disprove.

14

marred

v - impair the appearance of; disfigure.

15

lachrymose

adj - tearful or given to weeping.