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Flashcards in Word List 12 A-I Deck (22):
1

acumen

cleverness, intelligence

2

artsy-craftsy

seemingly sophisticated but actually tasteless

3

auditor

one who examines financial and tax records

4

bog

swamp, wet and mushy land

5

bombast

pretentious speech or writing

6

brood

1. to grieve over
2. to hatch an egg
3. offspring for during one hatching

7

cartographer

one who creates maps

8

coffer

box in which money and valuables are kept

9

corollary

a logical result or conclusion

10

deferment

delay, postpone

11

derelict

1. abandoned, negligent
2. a wandering social misfit

12

doctrinaire

stubbornly following an impractical theory

13

exorbitant

excessive, wasteful

14

firebrand

1. a burning piece of wood
2. one who creates conflict

15

foot

1. to pay
2. to walk

16

gourmand

a person who loves food too much

17

grump

to complain, to criticize

18

heckler

one who harasses a speaker

19

herald

1. someone who announces important news
2. to announce

20

hub

center of a wheel

21

humdrum

boring

22

inscrutability

difficulty in understanding