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Flashcards in Week 38 Deck (20):
1

glib

adj. smooth of speech

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homogenous

adj. same or uniform

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malleable

adj. capable of being shaped or formed

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legerdemain

n. sleight of hand, deceptive adroitness

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trend

n. general direction

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stagnant

adj. motionless, dull, inactive

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fatal

adj. deadly, disastrous

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passe

n. outmoded, old-fashioned

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procrastinate

v. delay, put off

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facet

n. one side or view of person or situation

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foist

v. pass off slyly, pass as genuine

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stigmatize

v. mark with a disgrace

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capitulate

v. surrender, make terms

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audacity

n. boldness, daring

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tantalize

v. tease or torment by offering something good, but not deliver

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retort (v)

v. answer; reply

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reticent

adj. silent or reserved

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tacit

adj. understood, implied, not stated

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chicanery

n. trickery, underhandedness

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docile

adj. easy to manage