lit vocab28 cards

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outsource

(v) to contract out

2

underdog

(n) team least likely to win

3

superhighway

(n) any fast route/course

4

malicious

(adj) vicious

5

homophone

(v) phontetics

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kowtow

(v) to show great respect

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illusion

(n) misapperance

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fortuitous

(adj) happening by chance

9

caustic

(adj) critical or sarcastic

10

over kill

(n) over the top

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colloquial

adj using convo

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chronic

adj constant, lasting a long time

13

chastize

verb to critize greatly

14

clemency

n a show of passion

15

chrass

adj stupid

16

composure

noun calmness

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clairvoyant

adj having great insight

18

condone

verb to forgive overlook

19

scrooge

noun a miser

20

humbug

noun nonsense

21

altrostic

adj unselfish concern

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charitable

adj generous

23

shrewd

adj clever or sharp in practical affairs

24

Dickensain

adj of dickens

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skinflint

noun a miserly person

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tight-fisted

adj stingy

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frivolities

noun silly happening

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scarcity

noun an inadequate supply