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Flashcards in Week 45 Deck (20):
1

wistful

adj. longing, pensive, wishful

2

raiment

n. dress, clothing

3

brigand

n. robber, bandit

4

corpulent

adj. fleshy, obese, excessively fat

5

rail

v. scold, use abusive language

6

raconteur

n. skilled storyteller

7

sullen

adj. ill-humored, grim

8

rift

n. split, an opening

9

emissary

n. agent

10

ruminate

v. ponder, reflect upon

11

taut

adj. tense, keyed up, on edge

12

livid

adj. pale

13

martinet

n. strict disciplinarian

14

yen

n. strong desire, strong longing

15

bagatelle

n. trifle

16

callow

adj. youthful, inexperienced

17

appalled

adj. dismayed, shocked

18

penchant

n. strong leaning in favor

19

decapitate

v. behead

20

termagant

n. scolding woman, shrew