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Flashcards in Week 27 Deck (20):
1

pinnacle

n. summit, peak, top, crown

2

array

n. arrangement, system

3

obscure (adj)

adj. unknown, lowly, unclear

4

ardent

adj. passionate, eager

5

culminate

v. reach the highest point

6

constrict

v. limit, bind, squeeze

7

prodigy

n. marvel, phenomenon

8

bereft

adj. deprived of

9

falter

v. stumble, hesitate, waver

10

exultation

n. triumphant joy

11

vitriolic

adj. biting, burning

12

invective

n. insulting, abrasive speech

13

besmirch

v. soil, stain, dim the reputation

14

voluminous

adj. bulky, large

15

retrospect

adj. looking backward

16

egotist

n. vain, conceited person

17

humility

n. humbleness, modesty, meekness

18

pungent

adj. sharply stimulating, biting

19

inveterate

adj. habitual, firmly established

20

adamant

adj. unyielding, inflexible