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19 Cards in this Set

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aberration
noun - a temporary, usually brief and often surprising change from what is normal or accepted as standard
baffle
verb - to confuse or puzzle
callow
adj - young and inexperienced
caprice
noun - a sudden change of mind for no good or obvious reason
capricious
adj - subject to sudden changes in behaviour, mood or opinion, often for no good reason
debonair
adj - said especially of a man: cheerful, charming and of elegant appearance and good manners
eerie
adj - strange and disturbing or frightening
emanate
verb - to emerge or originate
facsimile
noun - an exact copy
gauche
adj - ill-at-ease, awkward in social situations
gaucherie
noun - social awkwardness.
haggle
verb - to bargain over or argue about
juncture
noun - 1 a joining; a union. 2 a point in time, especially a critical one
malignant
adj - malicious or malevolent
malign
verb - to say or write bad or unpleasant things about someone, especially falsely or spitefully
nomadic
adj - wandering from place to place; not settled
pallid
adj - 1 pale, especially unhealthily so. 2 lacking vigour or conviction
paradox
noun - 1 a statement that seems to contradict itself 2 a situation involving apparently contradictory elements.
paradoxical
adj - contradictory