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Flashcards in Week 39 Deck (20):
1

saga

n. heroic story

2

belated

adj. late, delayed

3

decrepit

adj. broken down, worn out

4

imperturbable

adj. calm, steady, serene

5

vacillate

v. hesitate, fluctuate

6

staunch

adj. strong, trusty, firm

7

opprobrium

n. scorn, insult

8

Machiavellian

adj. governed by opportunity, not principled

9

unconscionable

adj. without conscience, unreasonable

10

pandemonium

n. disorder, uproar

11

flay

v. strip off skin, scold harshly

12

demeanor

n. conduct, bearing

13

delineation

n. sketch, description in words

14

vindicate

v. absolve, justify

15

heinous

adj. hatefully evil

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turpitude

n. vileness, evil wickedness

17

infraction

n. violation

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callous

adj. unfeeling

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redress

v. right a wrong, remedy

20

vituperation

n. blame, abuse