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10 Cards in this Set

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epitome
a highly representative example

s: abstract, digest, model, archetype
ex officio
by virtue of holding a position in an office

s: administrative, approve
a: illicit, illegitimate
ingratiate
to win someones favor by pleaseing them

s: curry favor, cozy up
a: humiliate, mortify oneself
interloper
an intruder

s:intruder, tresspasser, meddler, buttinsky
a:local, citizen, native
millenium
a period that begins or ends in a year that is a multiple of 1000

s:chiliad golden age, prosperity, peace
a:doomsday, day of judgement
permeate
to enter and spread; to pass through

s:pervade, penetrate, diffuse
a:impermeable
precipitate
to make something suddenly

s:impulsive, reckless,impetuous
a:wary, cautious, circumpect
surmise
to conclude something, to guess with limited evidence

s:conclusion, deduction, guess, infer, gather, inference
a:knowlegde, known, calculation, theory
aplomb
believing in yourself, self confindence

s: levelheadedness
a: confusion, embarrassment, abashment
bombastic
wordy, filled with long or protentious word to impress

s:pretentious, inflated, highfalutin, high-flown
a:unadorned, plain, dustere