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Flashcards in Week 29 Deck (20):
1

lithe

adj. graceful

2

obese

adj. very fat

3

adherent

n. backer, supporter

4

bliss

n. happiness, pleasure

5

pathetic

adj. sad, pitiful, distressing

6

exhort

v. urge strongly, advise

7

apathy

n. lack of interest, unconcern

8

fracas

n. noisy fight, brawl

9

inebriated

adj. drunk, intoxicated

10

adversary

n. opponent, enemy, foe

11

indolent

adj. lazy

12

gusto

n. enthusiasm, enjoyment, zest

13

garrulous

adj. talkative, wordy

14

platitude

n. commonplace or trite saying

15

pique

n. fit of resentment

16

dilettante

n. one who has great interest, but little knowledge

17

atypical

adj. nonconforming

18

nondescript

adj. undistinguished, difficult to describe

19

wane

n. decrease, decline

20

banal

adj. trivial, meaningless from overuse