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40 Cards in this Set

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To mourn
Lament
To annoy; to pester; to confuse
Vex
To humiliate
Mortify
To yield or submit; to die
Succumb
To inflict punishment on; to discipline
Chastise
A summary; an abridgement
Compendium
The direct opposite
Antithesis
Sentimental longing for the past; homesickness
Nostalgia
A subtle difference or distinction
Nuance
Happiness; skillfulness, expecially at expressing things
Felicity
Flawless; entirely with out sin
Impeccable
Unlucky
Hapless
Insignificant; worthless
Paltry
Sociable; enjoying the company of others
Gregarious
Uninvolved; standing off; keeping one's distance
Aloof
Apparent but misleading; professed
Ostensible
Clear; easy to understand
Lucid
Carefree; cheerful
Blithe
Self-satisfied; overly pleased with oneself
Existential
Having to do with existance
Existential
To satirize; to mock; to parody
Lampoon
To make unimportant
Nullify
To violate; to sin
Transgress
To thrill
enthrall
To step down from a position of power or responsibility
Abdicate
A peculiar expression
Idiom
An inhabitant
Denizen
A consequence; a branching out
Ramification
A prolonged, bitter speech
Tirade
A brief summary that captures the meaning of the whole; the perfect example of something
Epitome
Deadly; extremely evil
Pernicious
Well-known and respected; outstanding
Eminent
Just about to happen
Imminent
Worthy of praise
Laudable
Using too many words; not succinct
Verbose
Strict; restrictive
Stringent
Rull of spite; bitter; nasty
Acrimonious
Easy to shape or bend
Malleable
Incapable of being reformed
Incorrigible
Excessibly conspicuous; showing off
Ostentatious