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10 Cards in this Set

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ameliorate
v to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
aplomb
n poise, assurance, great self-confidence
bombastic
adj pompous or overblown in language; full of high- sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
callow
adj without experiance; immature; not fully developed; lacking sophisticationand poise
drivel
n foolish, aimless talk of thinking; nonsense

v to utter nonsense or childish twaddle
epitome
n a summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
exhort
v to urge strongly ; advise earnestly
ex officio
adj, adv by virtue of holding a certain office
infringe
v to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
ingratiate
v to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favorable acceptance by others