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20 terms

Vocab set 10

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askance
with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
attenuate
to make thin or slender
benign
gentle, kind
cavil
to find fault in a carping way
charlatan
pretender, imposter
decimate
to kill or destroy
foible
weak point
forgo
to do without
fraught
full or loaded with
inure
to toughen
luminous
emitting or reflecting light
obsequious
marked by slavish attentiveness
obtuse
blunt, not coming to a point
oscillate
to swing back and forth
perntitent
regretful for one's sins or mistakes
peremptory
command that leaves no debate
rebuff
to snub
reconnoiter
to engage in reconnaissance
shambles
slaughterhouse
sporadic
occurring at irregular events