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22 Cards in this Set

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adulation
prize or flettery that is excessive
evanescent
vanishing, soon passing away
dilatory
not on time
abate
to make less in amount, become less
irresolute
unable to make up one's mind
astute
shrewd, crafty
avarice
a greedy desire (for wealth)
egregious
conspicuous, standing out from the mass
culpable
deserving of blame
anathema
an object of intense dislike, strong denuncation
equivocate
to speak or act in a way that allow of more than one interpretation, vague
slovenly
untidy, dirty, careless
supposition
something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
succinct
expressed briefly and clearly
recapiturate
to review a series of facts, sum up.
nebulous
cloudlike, not transparent, vague/confused
resuscitate
to revive, bring back to conciousness/existence
torpid
inactive, sluggish, dull
novice
beginner at some skill requiring time and experience
penury
extreme poverty
modicum
small or moderate amount
pretentious
done for show, striving to make big impression