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Flashcards in Week 28 Deck (20):
1

sedate

adj. quiet, still, undisturbed, sober

2

equanimity

n. evenness of mind, composure

3

compatible

adj. harmonious, well-matched

4

serenity

n. peaceful repose

5

revere

v. honor, respect, admire

6

irrational

adj. unreasonable, absurd

7

avarice

n. greed, passion for riches

8

insatiable

adj. cannot be satisfied

9

nadir

n. lowest point

10

moribund

adj. dying, at the point of death

11

disgruntled

adj. unhappy, displeased

12

infallible

adj. exempt from error, right

13

panacea

n. cure-all

14

eradicate

v. wipe out

15

impede

v. interfere, block hinder

16

vulnerable

adj. open to attack, susceptible

17

bedlam

n. confusion, uproar

18

cacophony

n. discord, harsh sound; dissonance

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exploit

v. profit by, utilize

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propinquity

n. nearness in time or place