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39 Cards in this Set

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abash
to embarass
abate
to lessen
accolade
award/honor
accost
to approach and speak to
adumbrate
to foreshadow by disclosing only partially
affray
public brawl
alacrity
cheerful promptness
alimentary
supplying nourishment
altercation
a violent dispute
amass
to collect; to get a bunch of
ambulatory
able to walk
anthropoid
humanlike
antipathy
hatred; aversion; dislike
apathetic
indifferent; showing lack of interest
apathy
indifference; lack of interest
attribute (n)
a characteristic, usually a good one
attribute (v)
to explain by indicating a cause
audacity
boldness
august
majestic; awe-inspiring
baleful
something that exerts and evil influence or foreshadows evil
baneful
something that is really poisonous or deadly
barrister
lawyer
bawdy
obscene; coarse; humorous
beatific
displaying or imparting joy
beguile
trick
berate
to scold severely
blandishment
flattery
boisterous
rowdy
bucolic
pastoral; typical of farms and rural life
bumptious
self-assertive
burnish
to polish
callous
unfeeling; unsympathetic
caluminate
to slander
calumny
slander; defamation
candor
frankness; candidness
cantankerous
ill-natured; quarrelsome
capacious
spacious
capitulate
to surrender
capricious
unpredictable; following a whim