PSAT Vocab - List 4

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  1. presumptuous
    going beyond what is appropriate, permitted, or courteous
  2. candor
    the quality of being honest and straightforward
  3. pedantic
    marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning
  4. perjury
    criminal offense of making false statements under oath
  5. taciturn
    habitually reserved and uncommunicative
  6. immutable
    not subject or susceptible to change or variation
  7. flippant
    showing an inappropriate lack of seriousness
  8. urbane
    showing a high degree of refinement
  9. vacillate
    be undecided about something
  10. recluse
    one who lives in solitude
  11. dearth
    an insufficient quantity or number
  12. trepidation
    a feeling of alarm or dread
  13. garrulous
    full of trivial conversation
  14. incongruity
    the quality of disagreeing
Created on September 2, 2019 (updated September 2, 2019)

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