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73 Cards in this Set

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seemly
proper
disarming
to render helpless or harmless
bolster
to strengthen reinforce
waif
lost or homeless person, child, animal
gait
the way of walking
myraid
very large indefinite number
impediment
hindrance, obstruction
hovel
small miserable dwelling
devise
to plan invent
negate
to make ineffective or invalide
sustain
maintain
utter
complete, absolute
deplore
to feel or express stron disapproval
maim
to disable, cripple
disgruntled
discontented upset
frugal
thrifty
awry
wrong, amiss
attire
dress,clothing
transition
changing from one form, stae, subject of place to another
rue
regret, remorse
perceptible
able to be understood
perturbed
worried upset
ostracize
keep out banish
ungainly
clumsy, awkward
facetous
funny
banter
good-humored teasing
proxy
a person authorized to act for another

residue
what is left after a part is removed
flaunt
to show off
pulverize
to crush or grind into a powder, to destroy
solicitous
attentive, concerned
scapegoat
a person group or thing that is blamed
tedious
dull boring
levity
lightness of speech, or attitude, frivolity
molten
made liquid by heat, melted
unison
agreement
plummet
drop abruptly or heavily
relevant
related to the matter at hand
ruse
deception
shiftless
lazy
taint
to make poisonous or rotten
unassuming
modest
vex
to puzzle, baffle
wallow
indulge oneself shamelessly
wry
twisted bent to one side
waver
move, swing back and forth
vitality
an energy
plebean
one of the common people
recluse
aperson who withdraws from the world to live alone
menial
requiring little skill or responsibility
trepidation
dread apprehension
veer
to turn aside from a course or direction
wrangle
disput noisily or angrily
cower
to shrink from fear cringe
justify
to be just, right or valid
haggard
worn or exhausted
ensue
to take place subsequently
nullify
to make void, cancel out
staid
restrained and sober
scoff
to make fun of
genial
cheerful,friendly, good-humored
vigil
the eve of a religious festival as observe by devotional watching
volatile
erupt into violent action
oust
to force or drive out
incognito
diguise one's identity
loiter
to stand idly about
collaborate
to work together
nauseate
to feel or cause a stomach disturbance
capitualte
surrender under stated conditions
elite
the superior members of a group
instigate
to incite, urge on
gaunt
thin, bony
revert
to return to a former condition