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34 Cards in this Set

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ameliorate
become better
conserve
keep from waste
detriment
injury, damage
detremental
harmful, damaging
exotic
introduced from another country
folly
lack of good sense
formerly
earlier
harmony
peace
ignore
refuse to take notice of
impediment
something that hinders or obstructs
indolent
disposed to avoid exertion
noncarcinogic
not producing cancer
parsomonous
unduly sparing of the spending of money
parsimony
stinginess (ant. generosity)
reticent
inclined to be silent or secretive
reticence
restraint in communicating
retort (v)
answer, reply sharply or angrily
subvert
overrun or overthrow from the foundation; undermine
tractable
easily led, taught, or controlled
ignoramus
ignorant, stupid person
amelioration
improvement
conservation
preservation from loss, injury, or waste
conservationist
one who advocates the conservation of something
impede
iterfere with
indolence
idleness, laziness
intacr
untouched by anything that damages or diminishes
invalid
not binding in law
invalidate
abolish, annul
invalid (n)
sickly or disabled person
raze
completely destroy
retort (n)
quik, witty
retire
withdraw from an active duty or buisness
tractability
obedience
subversion
sabotage, undermining