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23 terms

TGW_D7

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plethora
excess
pragmatic
practical as opposed to idealistic
precipitate
to throw violently or bring about abruptly; lacking deliberation
prevaricate
to lie or deviate from the truth
pristine
fresh and clean; uncorrupted
prodigal
lavish, wasteful
proliferate
to increase in number quickly
propitiate
to conciliate; to appease
propriety
correct behavior; obedience to rules and customs
prudence
wisdom, caution, or restraint
pungent
sharp and irritating to the senses
quiescent
motionless
rarefy
to make thinner or sparser
repudiate
to reject the validity of
reticent
silent, reserved
rhetoric
effective writing or speaking
satiate
to satisfy fully or overindulge
soporific
causing sleep or lethargy
specious
deceptively attractive; seemingly plausible but fallacious
stigma
a mark of shame or discredit
stolid
unemotional; lacking sensitivity
sublime
lofty or grand
tacit
done without using words