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Flashcards in Week 30 Deck (20):
1

extinct

adj. no longer existing

2

idyllic

adj. simple, peaceful

3

galvanize

v. excite or arouse to activity

4

encumbrance

n. burden, handicap, load

5

gaudy

adj. showy, flashy

6

condescend

v. stoop, lower oneself

7

candor

n. frankness, honesty

8

mortify

v. embarrass, humiliate

9

jocose

adj. humorous, merry

10

malign

v. abuse, slander

11

omnipotent

adj. almighty, unlimited in power or authority

12

zenith

n. summit, top, prime

13

fledgling

adj. little known, newly developed

14

peremptory

adj. absolute, compulsory, binding

15

precedent

n. custom, model

16

wheedle

v. coax, persuade, cajole

17

rustic

adj. countrified, unpolished

18

jubilant

adj. joyful, in high spirits

19

decorum

n. politeness, correct behavior

20

charlatan

n. pretender, fraud