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23 Cards in this Set

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aggrandize
to increase in greatness, power or wealth
inscrutable
impossible to see through physically
erudite
scholarly
amorphous
shapless, without definite form
insular
narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
remonstrate
to argue to plead with someone against something
retrench
to cut down
sedulous
able to return to an original shape or form
repudiate
to disown, reject or deny the validity of
scurrilous
coarsely abusive, vulgar or low
contraband
illegal traffic, smuggled goods; illegal
flout
to mock
caveat
a warning or caution
axiomatic
self-evident
unwieldy
not easily carried, handled or managed because of size or complexity
soporific
tending to cause sleep
vapid
dull
prognosticate
to predict
spulchral
funereal, typical of the tomb
salutary
beneficial, hlepful, wholesome
scourge
to whip, punish severely
precept
a rule of conduct
transient
lasting only a short time