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Flashcards in Week 20 Deck (20):
1

reviled

adj. scolded

2

derogatory

adj. belittling, disparaging

3

indict

v. accuse

4

nebulous

adj. unclear, vague

5

pesky

adj. annoying

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redolent

adj. fragrant

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repose

n. state of rest

8

omnivorous

adj. eating any kind of food

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disparate

adj. different

10

abstemious

adj. moderate in eating or drinking

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extant

adj. still existing

12

vicissitudes

n. difficulties

13

edifice

n. building

14

sultry

adj. extremely hot and moist, torrid

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trenchant

adj. keen, incisive

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puissant

adj. powerful

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unabated

adj. without subsiding

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maudlin

adj. sentimental

19

levity

adj. lightness of disposition

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lugubrious

adj. very sad