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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Twelve

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halcyon
calm; pleasant
fastidious
hard to please; fussy
badinage
playful, teasing talk
malapropism
a word humorously misused
garner
to gather; to acquire
kismet
destiny; fate; fortune (one's lot in life)
hegira
flight; escape
paradigm
a model; an example
debauchery
corruption; self-indulgence
milieu
environment; setting
regress
to move backward
bilious
bad tempered; cross
necromancy
magic, especially that practiced by a witch
gumption
courage and initiative; common sense
blandishment
flattery