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Flashcards in word-list-05 Deck (100)
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Anecdote

a brief amusing story

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Celerity

speed

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Dexterous

skilful with hands

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Extraneous

irrelevant

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Incoherent

not clear

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Maladroit

clumsy; unskillful

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Pallid

pale

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Presumptuous

assuming too much; arrogant

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Scrupulous

careful; diligent; painstaking

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Unequivocal

clear; obvious

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Animosity

hatred; antagonism

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Censorious

disapproving; critical

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Dichotomy

a division into two parts

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Extrapolate

extend; predict on the basis of known data

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Incongruous

not fitting in; out of place

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Malady

illness

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Palpable

easily felt; easily perceived

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Pretentious

pompous; self-important

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Scrutinize

examine carefully

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Unfetter

set free

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Annex

a building which is an addition to an existing

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Censure

blame

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Didactic

intended to teach; instructive

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Extrinsic

irrelevant; on the outside

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Inconsequential

unimportant; insignificant; negligible

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Malediction

a curse

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Panacea

remedy for all ills

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Prevaricate

speak misleadingly and evasively

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Scuttle

sink

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Unfrock

to remove a priest from his position