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34 Cards in this Set

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megalomania
abnormal desire for wealth or power
profligate
wasteful
strife
revolution
legion
a large number
coup
discord, agreement
amnesty
an official order, a decree
expatriate
an exile
exonerate
to free from guilt
mendacious
lying, untrue
parsimonious
miserly
pecuniary
financial
sumptuous
lavish
underwrite
agree to finance
balk
to refuse to have
nostalgia
yearning for the past
rife
widespread
reviled
scolded
derogatory
belittling
nebulous
unclear, vague
pesky
annoying
redolent
fragrant
repose
state of rest
disparate
different
abstemious
moderate in eating or drinking
extant
still existing
vicissitudes
difficulties
edifice
a building
sultry
extremely hot and moist, torrid
trenchant
keen, incisive
puissant
powerful
unabated
without subsiding
maudlin
very sad
levity
lightness of disposition
lugubrious
sentimental