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VP2*** Set 10

QuestionAnswer
Rapacious Taking by force; driven by greed
Recapitulate TO review by a brief summary
Recidivism A tendency to relapse into a previous behavior, especially criminal behavior
Rostrum An elevated platform for public speaking
Sanctimonious Hypocritically devout; acting morally superior to another
Seminal Influential in an original way, providing a basis for further development; creative
Seraphic Angelic, sweet
Sinecure A well-paying job or office that requires little or no work
Sobriquet A nickname
Solicitous Anxious, concerned; full of desire, eager
Specious Having the ring of truth but actually being untrue; deceptively attractive
Stasis A state of static balance or equilibrium; stagnation
Stratify To arrange or divide into layers
Sybarite A person devoted to pleasure and luxury
Tautological Having to do with needless repetition, redundancy
Temerity Unreasonable or foolhardy disregard for danger, recklessness
Temporal Having to do with time
Titular Existing in title only; having a title without the functions or responsibilities
Toady One who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
Tortuous Having many twists and turns; highly complex
Truculent Disposed to fight, belligerent
Turgid Swollen as from a fluid, bloated
Tutelage Guardianship, guidance
Usury The practice of lending money at exorbitant rates
Variegated Varied; marked with different colors
Created by: maomao93
 

 



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