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Flashcards in week 9 Deck (15):
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analogous

(adj) corresponding on some way

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brigand

(n) bandit

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emissary

(n) representative sent on a mission or errand

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felicity

(n) source of happiness

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incendiary

(adj) inflammatory

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magnanimous

(adj) generous in forgiving

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plight

(v) to pledge

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repartee

(n) witty reply

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ubiquitous

(adj) existing everywhere

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venerable

(adj) commanding respect because of age or dignity

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countenance

(n) appearance

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deposition

(n) removal from a postion

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discursive

(adj) digressive and rambling

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disdain

(v) to despise

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epigram

(n) a witty saying