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Flashcards in Week 9 Deck (20):
1

impresario

n. one who presents cultural series, organizer

2

extortion

n. getting money by threats

3

adverse

adj. unfavorable, harmful

4

asset

n. valuable thing to have

5

bigot

n. narrow-minded, prejudiced person

6

blatant

adj. disagreeably loud, very showy

7

entourage

n. group of attendants

8

virulent

adj. full of hate, harmful

9

venom

n. poison, spite, malice

10

spew

v. throw up, vomit, eject

11

loath

adj. unwilling, reluctant

12

solicit

v. beg, seek earnestly

13

astute

adj. keen, shrewd

14

advocate (v)

v. be in favor of, support

15

ineffectual

adj. not effective

16

scrutinize

v. examine closely

17

nefarious

adj. villainous, vicious

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amicable

adj. friendly, peaceful

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vexatious

adj. annoying

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malady

n. disease