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Flashcards in WOTD Quiz 3 Deck (26):
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impudent

Impudent (adj.): cheeky; impertinent.

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harbinger

Harbinger (n.): a herald; a sign; someone who foreshadows things to come.

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schaedenfreude

Schaedenfreude (n.): pleasure derived from someone else's pain.

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opulent

Opulent (adj.): expensive, wealthy, luxurious.

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evanescent

Evanescent (adj.): brief; short-lived (an image for example).

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eccentric

Eccentric (adj.): unconventional; slightly strange.

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eclectic

Eclectic (adj.): drawing from many different styles or traditions.

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jubilation

Jubilation (n.): celebration; joy

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querulous

Querulous (adj.): irritable; annoyed; argumentative.

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mirth

Mirth (n.): joy; laughter; fun; celebration.

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languid

Languid (adj.): slow; relaxed; weak.

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adulation

Adulation (n.): high praise.

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hackneyed

Hackneyed (adj.): old; overused; cliche.

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morbid

Morbid (adj.): gruesome; related to unrelated things, especially death.

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desultory

Desultory (adj.): not having a plan or purpose; random.

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florid

Florid (adj.): red, as in "red in the face".

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piquant

Piquant (adj.): pleasantly sharp or stimulating, either in taste or to the mind.

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visage

Visage (n.): face or facial expression.

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ennui

Ennui (n.): boredom; tedium; a feeling of listlessness brought on by a lack of excitement.

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piteous

Piteous (adj.): deserving or eliciting pity.

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anachronism

Anachronism (n.): an object or practice from a different time period; an object or item that is out of place, time-wise.

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misanthrope

Misanthrope (n.): a person who does not like other people.

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lax

Lax (adj.): relaxed; careless.

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tedious

Tedious (adj.): boring; slow.

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demoralized

Demoralized (adj.): having lost confidence or hope.

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earnest

Earnest (n.): honest; serious; not joking around.