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Flashcards in Week 7 Deck (20):
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To call him or pacify; sent to rest; to lesson early

Allay

1

Beastlike, beastly, brutal

Bestial

2

Festive, sociable, having fun together

Convivial

3

The circle of acquaintances; a close knit, often exclusive group of people with a common interest

Coterie

4

A person or thing closely resembling earth corresponding to another

Counterpart

5

To object, or take exception to; an objection

Demur

6

Shameless boldness

Effrontery

7

To decorate; touch up; to improve

Embellish

8

Lasting only a short time

Ephemeral

9

Appropriate, well chosen, marked by well-being or good fortune; happy

Felicitous

10

Done slyly; sneaky; secret

Furtive

11

Glaring; tastelessly showy or over decorated in the vulgar or offensive way

Garnish

12

Misleading; deceptive; lacking in or not based on reality

Illusory

13

Needy; impoverished

Indigent

14

Far too great; exceeding reasonable limits; extravagant

Inordinate

15

To cast overboard; get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome

Jettison

16

The person who hates or despises people

Misanthrope

17

Very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs

Pertinacious

18

Of little value or importance; small minded

Picayune

19

Clothing; garments

Raiment