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1. Review the words in a table
2. Click (memorize) in either column to begin
Guess the answer in your head
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Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
guileless without deceit
jurisprudence a part or division of law
hue a particular shade or tint of a given color
litigant a party to a lawsuit
condescension a patronizing manner or behavior
curator a person in charge of a museum, library , etc.
catalyst a person or thing acting as the stimulus in bringing about a result
epitome a person or thing that shows typical qualities of something
emissary a person sent on a specific mission
philistine a person smugly narrow and conventional in views and tastes

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
analyst a person who analyzes in great detail
impeccable without defect or error; flawless
misanthrope a person who hates mankind
vagrant a person with no established residence or visible means of support
advocate a person who pleads another's cause
charlatan a person who pretends to have expert knowledge or skill
maverick a person who takes an independent stand
bourgeois middle-class
cartographer a map-maker
miasma a poisonous atmosphere

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Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
parody humorous or satirical mimicry
buttress a projecting structure built against a wall to support or reinforce it
antigen any substance that stimulates the production of antibodies
rogue a rascal; scoundrel
antidote a remedy to counteract a poison
ballad a romantic or sentimental song
epigram a short poem with a witty point
anecdote a short, entertaining account of some happening
nuance a slight or delicate variation
catapult a slingshot or type of launcher

Word (memorize) Definition (memorize)
paean a song of joy, triumph, praise
forlorn without hope; desperate
paradox a statement that seems contradictory
conviction a strong belief
cadet a student at a military school; younger son or brother
dolt a stupid, slow-witted person
coup a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
credulity a tendency to believe too readily
compliance a tendency to give in readily to others
anathema a thing or person greatly detested

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