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60 terms

pm set b part 1

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abash
to humiliate or humble
accomplice
a partner in crime
balmy
mild and pleasant
camaraderie
spirited goodwill among friends
capacious
spacious or roomy
deadlock
a standstill between two unrelenting forces
eccentric
unconventional; strange
elite
the most superior group or class
fabricate
to make or create
garish
excessively decorated
haggard
appearing worn down and fatigued
illicit
not permitted by custom or law
imminent
on the verge of occurring
jaded
worn out; wearied
laborious
marked by or requiring hard or tedious work
malevolent
having an ill will, malicious
negligent
characterized by carelessness
obituary
a published notice of a death
panacea
a remedy for all diseases, evils or difficulties
paramount
of chief importance, supreme in rank
parody
a satirical imitation
quirk
a peculiarity of behavior; idiosyncrasy; specific habit
rambunctious
noisy, active and hard to control
salutation
a gesture or phrase that is used to greet, or recognize somebody
scapegoat
one that bears the blame of others
tangent
a digression or a sudden change of course
undermine
to weaken by wearing away or gradually
vanguard
leading position or people
wane
to decrease gradually in size
zealous
actively and unreservedly enthusiastic
accord
an agreement or treaty
adamant
unyielding
bane
a cause of death or ruin, the undoing
cataclysm
a violent and sudden upheaval
catalyst
an agent of change
decrepit
weakened or worn out, in bad condition
deduce
to infer from a general principle
emaciate
to make or become extremely thin
emancipate
to free from oppression, to liberate
facetious
humorous; sarcastic
genial
having a friendly disposition
heterogeneous
consisting of dissimilar parts
impeccable
perfect
impediment
a hindrance or obstruction
judicious
exhibiting prudent judgement
lackadaisical
lacking spirit, liveliness or interest
malign
to speak evil of
nondescript
lacking distinctive qualities
obsolete
ineffective or out of date
patriarch
a male ruler or male elder
pejorative
expressing criticism or disapproval
pert
stylish, vivacious, or saucy
rapport
a relationship of mutual trust
scrutinize
to examine carefully
servile
submissive or slave-like
tangible
discernible to touch; possible to experience
upbraid
to scold or reproach
veneer
a thin, superficial layer
wanton
immoral, excessive, or gratuitously cruel
zenith
the point of culmination