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30 Cards in this Set

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dissuade
persuade someone not to take a particular course of action
approbation
approval or praise
contrive
create or bring about an object or a situation by deliberate use of skill and artifice
demean
cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for someone or something
amiss
not quite right; inappropriate or out of place
tedious
too long, slow, or dull
admonish
warn or reprimand
libel
written slander
indenture
an agreement binding an apprentice to a master
impracticable
impossible in practice
abate
become less intense or widespread
mortification
cause someone to feel embarassed, ashamed, or humiliated
arduous
involving or requiring strenuous effort
speculative
engaged in, expressing or based on conjecture rather than knowledge
rectitude
morally correct behavoir or thinking
enumerations
mention one by one
avarice
extreme greed for wealth or material gain
annex
append or add as an extra
precept
a general rule intended to regulate behoavoir or thought
habitude
habitual tendency
facilitate
make easy or easier
procure
to obtain
unremitting
incessant
affluence
having a great deal of money
eradicate
destroy completely
counteneance
facial expression
incorrigible
not able to be corrected
posterity
decendants
artifice
clever or cunning devices or expedient
felicity
intense happiness