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76 Cards in this Set

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Anomaly
out of the ordinary
Antipathy
hatred for
Apathy
lack of feeling
Assiduous
constant, persistent
Banal
uninspired
Candor
frankness, outspokenness
Caprice
a whim
Castigate
severely criticize
Chicanery
trickery
depraved
incorrigibly evil
discursive
rambling
dissonance
discord
dour
gloomy
ebullient
full of enthusiasm, bubbly
ecstatic
overpowered by delight
enervate
weaken
engender
cause
ephemeral
short-lived, fleeting
esoteric
hidden, secret
expiate
atone for, make amends for
fiasco
complete utter failure
flaccid
flabby, weak
laconic
brief, terse
latent
unused, unrevealed
lethargic
sluggish, drowsily lazy
lugubrious
mournful, rididculously sorrowful
moribund
dying, ending
myopic
near-sighted
obsterperous
boisterous, unruly
perspicuity
clearness, lucidity
altercation
quarrels, bitter arguments, angry disputes
anathema
a ting accursed, despised, detested
bestial
brutal, vile, cruel and violent
cavil
find fault, quibble, carp
clairvoyant
discerning, perceptive, beyond the ordinary
compunction
pity, remorse, scruple
copious
abundant, plentiful, ample
covert
secret, hidden, surreptitious
demure
modest, sedate, decorous
dormant
sleeping, inactive
efficacy
capacity to accomplish some desired end, effectiveness
emulous
imitative, desirous of rivaling
ensconce
securely settled, firmly established
entreaty
a petition, earnest request
Equivocate
lies cunningly, speaks ambiguosly with the intention of misleading
factitious
made up, not genuine, artificial
flagitious
openly wicked, flagrant, shameless
forensic
argumentative, debating, full of disputations
fulsome
exaggerated, excessive, gross
homogenous
similar, alike, uniform
impecunious
poor, penniless, unprosperous
inadvertent
unintentional, careless, heedless
indigent
poverty-stricken,needly, destitute
iniquitous
evil, wicked, sinful
inveterate
deep seated, long established, habituated
languid
drooping, dull, limp
machination
plots, schems, wiles
mollify
soothe, appease, pacify
neophyte
newcomer, beginner, novice
noisome
offensive, foul, noxious
obtuse
slow, stupid, imperceptive
opprobrious
shamefull, disgraceful, infamous
parody
humorous imitation, caricature, travesty
peruse
reading w/ care, studying, scrutinizing
pithy
concise, terse, yet full of meaning
preponderate
is strongest, is most important, predominates
quandary
an uncertaintly, puzzlement, dilemma
recant
renounced their former beliefs
redolent
sweetly smelling of, frangrant w/, associated in our minds w/
ribald
course, vulgar, offensive
sapient
wise, sage, sagacious
sinuous
winding, meandering, serpentine
sophistry
false argument, appealing but fallacious reasoning
splenetic
bitter, complaining, irritable
upbraid
scold, reproach, chide
vicissitude
changes, variations, altercations