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36 terms

days 45-50

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phlegmatic (adj.)
calm, hard to rouse to action
corroborate (v.t.)
confirm/support
comprehensive (adj.)
thorough/large in scope and content as to include much
zealous (adj.)
enthusiastic
coerce (v.t.)
force
elapse (v.t.)
slip by
meticulous (adj.)
careful
domicile (n.)
home/residence
lax (adj.)
careless/negligent
sporadic (adj.)
occasional/not marked by regularity
rash (adj.)
too hasty/reckless
conjecture (n.)
guess/inference or judgment based on incomplete evidence
obviate (v.t.)
do away with/eliminate
lurid (adj.)
sensational/causing shock or horror
quip (v.i.)
joke/say something witty and clever, mostly impromptu
diatribe (n.)
bitter criticism/bitter, abusive denunciation
inhibition (n.)
restraint
fortuitous (adj.)
accidental/coincidental
incoherent (adj.)
disjointed
ilk (n.)
kind/sort/category
prestigious (adj.)
illustrious/esteemed/having prestige
placard (n.)
poster/sign or notice for display in a public place
integral (adj.)
essential/constituent/possessing everything essential
remuneration (n.)
reward/pay
nominal (adj.)
slight/existing in name only
expunge (v.t.)
erase/wipe out
flamboyant (adj.)
showy/colorful
anathema (n.)
something greatly detested/one or something that is cursed or damned
schism (n.)
split
utopia (n.)
place of perfection/impractical idealistic scheme for reform
fair weather friends
unreliable friends who fail one in time of distress
to sow one's wild oats
to lead a wile, carefree life
windfall
unexpected financial gain
to wear one's heart on one's sleeve
to make one's feelings evident
to wash dirty linen in public
discuss private affairs openly
to save face
to avoid disgrace