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Flashcards in 19-21 Deck (30)
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1

panacea

a cure all

2

adulterate

to make impure

3

commodity

a product

4

accrue

to accumulate

5

chicanery

trickery

6

apocryphal

doubtful

7

pernicious

very harmful

8

bane

cause of harm or annoyance

9

conglomerate

a large amalgamated corporation

10

arbiter

the judge in a disupute

11

feign

to pretend

12

bona fide

authentic

13

salutary

helpful or healthful

14

boon

a benefit

15

liquidate

to settle a debt by or selling something off

16

audit

to examine finances

17

insidious

secretly harmful

18

candor

frankness

19

toxic

poisonous

20

inimical

unfriendly; hostile

21

lucrative

profitable

22

cartel

group of business formed to control pricing

23

rectitude

righteousness

24

cant

boring talk filled with platitudes

25

vitiate

to reduce in value, quality, or effect

26

malevolent

showing ill will

27

security

a stock or bond

28

collateral

something pledged as security for a loan

29

veritable

real; actual

30

charlatan

an imposter