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Flashcards in word list 06 Deck (24):
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REBUT

To oppose

2

RED HERRING

Misleading clue.

3

REFUTE

To reject; to disprove.

4

REPAST

Meal

5

REPOSE

Rest; relaxation

6

REPULSE

To drive back; to repel

7

RETROGRESS

To go back to an earlier or simpler condition

8

REVILE

To insult

9

RUDDINESS

Reddish in complexion

10

ROGUE

One who cheats and plays tricks.

11

SCINTILLATING

Exciting; brilliant

12

SCRUPULOUS

Strictly honest; moral

13

SEDITIONIST

Revolutionary

14

SELF-EFFACEMENT

Modesty; humility

15

SERRATED

Having sharp; notch like edges, as on a saw or knife.

16

SHORTCHANGE

To give less than the right amount

17

SKINFLINT

A cheap person

18

SOLILOQUY

A speech given by one person (usually in a play)

19

SLOTHFULNESS

Laziness

20

STASIS

State of not moving

21

STRATUM

One of many layers (ex.: of rock or social class)

22

STUPEFACTION

Astonishment

23

SPANGLE

A small sparkling object

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SOPHOMORIC

Immature