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16 Cards in this Set

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abrasive
adj - rough, harsh
adverse
adj - unfavorable
averse
adj - strongly opposed (to something)
confluence
n - a meeting at one point
dissemble
v - to hide behind a false appearance
evocative
adj - bringing to mind
execrable
adj - worthy of hatred
flail
v - to thrash about
gossamer
n - something delicate or flimsy
impervious
adj - not able to be affected or penetrated
jettison
v - to throw off (as off a ship)
pedantic
adj - narrowly focused on book learning
regale
v - to entertain
savant
n - a learned person
vicarious
adj - felt as if another's feelings were one's own
wrest
v - to obtain by twisting or by force