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Flashcards in Week 4 Deck (20):
1

alacrity

adj. briskness, lively action

2

disdain (n)

n. contempt

3

belligerent

adj. warlike

4

intimidate

v. overawe

5

feint

n. false attack

6

pugnacious

adj. quarrelsome

7

promulgate

v. make known officially

8

brash

adj. impudent

9

scoff

v. sneer at

10

belittle

v. make seem less important

11

tangible

adj. having actual form

12

laceration

n. jagged wound

13

castigate

v. correct by punishing

14

sordid

adj. dirty, base

15

octogenarian

adj. person in his or her eighties

16

solace

n. easing of grief

17

aspirant

n. candidate for high position

18

dregs

n. most worthless part

19

frenzy

n. wild fit

20

scurrilous

adj. coarse