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19 Cards in this Set

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Obliquely
in a way that is not straightforwards, indirectly
antagonize
oppose, make angry
infallible
never wrong
acquiescence
agreement without protest
succinct
clear and brief
venerable
impressive on account of age or historic associations
elucidate
to explain or clarify something
acrimonius
full of or displaying anger and resentment, bitter, nasty
dictum
official pronouncement
tenet
a principle or belief generally held to be true
mollified
soothed, calmed
volition
the act of exercising the will
temerity
foolish or rqach boldness
unmitigated
absolute, not lessened or eased in any way
fatalistic
to fatalistic about something is to accept it as though it were inevitable-nothing could be done to change it
vehement
full of emotion and strong feeling
brevity
shortness in time, the economical use of words in writing
impertinence
disrespect, boldness and rudeness, especially to a superior
spurious
being different from waht it claims to be