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Flashcards in Week 6 Deck (20):
1

affluent

adj. rich

2

feasible

adj. possible

3

discern

v. perceive

4

sally (v)

v. suddenly rush forth

5

consternation

n. dismay

6

perverse

adj. contrary, persisting in error

7

perfunctory

adj. done without care, superficial

8

chagrin

n. feeling of disappointment, humiliation

9

precocious

adj. reaching maturity early

10

deride

v. ridicule, scoff at

11

disparage

v. discredit, belittle

12

laudable

adj. praiseworthy

13

fiasco

n. complete failure

14

masticate

v. chew up

15

eschew

v. avoid

16

quell

v. put an end to

17

voluble

adj. talkative

18

confidant(e)

n. one to whom you confide your secrets

19

obsolescence

n. process of wearing out

20

dubious

adj. doubtful