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30 Cards in this Set

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PRATTLE
TO SPEAK IN A CHILDISH WAY
MISANTHROPE
A PERSON WHO HATES OR DISTRUSTS ALL PEOPLE
STUPEFACTION
STUNNED AMAZEMENT
ACUMEN
KEENESS AND QUICKNESS IN SITUATIONS
ERSATZ
A SUBSTITUTE OR SYNTHETIC
BROACH
TO START A DISCUSSION
ETYMOLOGY
THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A WORD
LAMPOON
TO ATTACK OR RIDICULE WITH WRITING OR DRAWING
DESPOIL
TO ROB, OR DEPRIVE SOMETHIN OF VALUE BY OR WITH FORCE
NETTLESOME
THAT ANNOYS OR IRRITATES
XENOPHOBIA
FEAR OR HATRED OF STRANGERS OR FOREIGNERS
TACITURN
ALMOST ALWAYS SILENT; NOT LIKEING TO TALK
ICHTHYOLOGIST
ONE WHO STUDIES FISHES, THEIR STRUCTURE, CLASSIFICATION, AND LIFE HISTORY
MALFEASANCE
WRONG DOING OF MISCONDUCT BY A PUBLIC OFFICIAL
APIARIST
A PERSON WHO KEEPS BEES
PREDILECTION
A LIKING TO SOMETHING..(BEARS TO HONEY)
ENTOMOLOGIST
ONE WHO STUDIES INSECTS
CHICANERY
THE USE OF CLEVER BUT TRICKY TALK OR ACTION TO DECIEVE
LITERARI
SCHOLARLY OR LEARNED PEOPLE
LEPIDOPTERIST
A SPECIALIST WHO STUDIES INSECTS LIKE BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
PREROGATIVE
an exclusive or special right, power, or privilege: as one belonging to an office or an official body
PATHOS
THE QUALITY IN SOMETHING EXPERIENCED OR OBSERVED WHICH AROUSES FEELINGS OF PITY, SORROW, SYMPATHY, OR COMPASSION
THESPIAN
AN ACTOR OR ACTRESS
PRECURSOR
A PERSON OR THING THAT GOES BEFORE; FORERUNNER
MISOGYNIST
ONE WHO HAS A HATRED OF WOMEN
EUPHIMISH
USE OF A WORD OR PHRASE THAT IS LESS OFFENSIVE THEN ANOTHER WORD
IMPUGN
TO ATTACK BY ARGUMENT OR CRITICISM
PERIPATETIC
MOVING FROM PLACE TO PLACE, WALKING ABOUT; ITINERANT
CUPIDITY
STRONG DESIRE
PROFLIGATE
IMMORAL AND SHAMELESS DISSOLUTE