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24 Cards in this Set

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Advocate
To speak in favor of, support
Ascetic
Hermitlike, practicing self-denial
Ironic
Satiric, unexpected
Dogmatic
Arrogantly assertive of unproven ideas, claiming that something is beyond dispute
Condone
To overlook, to permit to happen
Dissent
Disagreement
Voluntary
Willing, unforced
Didactic
Instructive
Disparate
Different, incompatible
Disparage
To belittle, say uncomplimentary things about
(in an indirect way)
Ephemeral
Short-lived, fleeting
Compliant
Yielding, submissive
Expedient
Providing an immediate advantage
Fastidious
Meticulous, demanding
Belligerent
Combative, quarrelsome, waging war
Astute
Perceptive, intelligent
Languish
To become weak, listless, depressed
Censure
To condemn severely for doing something bad
Mitigate
To lesson the severity of something
Engender
To create
Anecdote
A brief, entertaining story
Scanty
Minimal, inadequate
Fallacious
False
Acclaim
Applause, admiration