week 4 cards

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week 4 cards
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  1. acquiesce
    assent; agree without protesting
  2. amorphous
    formless' lacking shape of definition
  3. astute
    wise; shrewd
  4. buttress
    support; pop up
  5. conflagration
    great fire
  6. credulity
    belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete
  7. detrimental
    harmful; damaging
  8. disseminate
    distribute; spread; scatter
  9. espouse
    adopt; support
  10. extant
    still in existence
  11. extricate
    free; disentangle
  12. furtive
    stealthy; sneaky
  13. guile
    deciet; duplicity; wiliness; cunning
  14. illusory
    deceptive; not real
  15. indubitable
    unable to be doubted; unquestionable
  16. insipid
    lacking in flavor; dull
  17. irresolute
    uncertain how to act; weak
  18. malign
    speak evil of; bad-mouth; defame
  19. mollify
    soothe
  20. officious
    meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services
  21. pious
    devout; religious
  22. pragmatic
    practical; concerned with the practical worth or impact of something
  23. pungent
    stinging; sharp in taste or smell; caustic
  24. redundant
    superflous; repetitious; excessively wordy
  25. relegate
    banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign
  26. reticent
    reserved; uncommunicative; inclined to be silent
  27. rudimentary
    not developed; elementary; crude
  28. sedentary
    requiring sitting
  29. spontaneity
    lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint
  30. supercilious
    arrogant; condescending; patrionizing
  31. tnatamount
    equivalent in effect or value
  32. trite
    hackneyed; commonplace
  33. vindicate
    clear from blame; exonerate; justify or support
  34. virulent
    extremely poisonous; hostile; bitter
  35. volatile
    changeable; explosive; evaporating rapidly

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