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24 Cards in this Set

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rhetoric
use (sometimes exaggerated) of language
clique
small, exclusive group of people
extol
praise highly
mentor
counselor, coach, tutor
facile
easily accomplished or attained
to live in a fool's paradise
to be happy without a real basis
cant
insincere or almost meaningless talk
umbrage
resentment, offense
magnanimous
generous, noble
vilify
malign, slander
elucidate
to make clear
the sum and substance
the heart or substantial part
vapid
uninteresting, dull
unwieldy
bulky, difficult to handle
proximity
nearness
lassitude
weariness, weakness
vitiate
destroy the use or value
on pins and needles
to be on the edge, jumpy
augment
enlarge, increase
fatuous
foolish, silly, inane
contort
twist violently
repertoire
works that an artist is ready to perform
imperceptible
extremely slight or gradual
to have at one's fingertips
to have thorough knowledge, to have ready