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21 Cards in this Set

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pernicious
adj. causing great harm
timorous
adj. apprehensive
emulative
adj. imitating, from admiration
cowed
verb frightened
propitiate
verb beg for favor; passify; appease
obsequiousness
noun servility
imperturbable
adj. unflappable; marked by extreme calm; serene
diabolic
adj. devilish; evil
incorrigible
adj. deeply rooted; incapable of reform or correction
magnanimous
adj. generous; noble of mind and heart
emissary
noun one sent on a mission as the agent of another
transitory
adj. existing for a short time
profligate
noun wildy extravagant person; self-indulgent
interment
noun burial
ruminated
verb thought deeply; reflected; mediated
olfactory
adj. pertaining to the sense of smell
coquetry
noun false affection; flirtation
turbid
adj. rough; stormy
modicum
noun a small amount
attenuated
verb weakened; grown thin
conflagration
noun large fire