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Flashcards in Week 12 Deck (15):
1

partisan

n -a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person.

2

pique

V - to excite interest

3

satirical

adj - containing or using satire.

4

cajole

v - persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery.

5

capitulate

v - to surrender.

6

egregious

adj - outstandingly bad; shocking.

7

premonition

n - a strong feeling that something is about to happen, esp. something unpleasant.

8

prestigious

adj - inspiring respect and admiration; having high status.

9

reverent

adj - feeling or showing deep and solemn respect.

10

stupor

n - a state of near-unconsciousness or insensibility.

11

sycophant

n - a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage.

12

urbane

adj - sophisticated; polished

13

zany

Adj -comical; whimsical

14

aberration

n - a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome.

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composure

n - the state or feeling of being calm and in control of oneself.