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33 Cards in this Set

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morose
having a sullen and gloomy disposition; not friendly or sociable

adj
retort
to say back in reply; to answer sharply

verb
profound
deeply and intensely felt

adj
portent
something amazing or marvelous; a person or omen also

noun
adjacent
next to; side by side

adj
pensive
deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful (lost in own thoughts)

adj
inexorable
relentless (impossible to stop)

adj
oppress
to crush or burden by abuse of power or authority

verb
fortnight
a two-week period (14 days)

noun
billow
to surge or roll

verb
acute
having a sharp point or tip
extremely sharp or intense (pain)
sharp (bright mind)

adj
sublime
characterized by nobility; magnificent (cool)

adj
despond
to promise solemnly

verb
indolent
counducting to or encouraging laziness
subtle
elusive, delicate (hard to detect)

adj
languid
weak
sluggish in character or disposition; listless
slow

adj
traverse
to travel or pass across, over, or through

verb
allude
to make an indirectt reference

verb
stolid
having or revealing little emotion or sensibility

adj
vex
to annoy or cuase perplexity; annoy
(to confuse with annoyance)

verb
ignominy
great personal dishonor orhumiliation; shameful or disgraceful action

noun
animated
filled with spirit and liveliness

adj
articulate
intelligible able to speak
jointed, consisiting of segments united by joints

adj or verb
prostrate
to put or throw flat with the face down

verb
adious
arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure
(don't like it)

adj
abject
sunk to or existing in a low state or condition personality

adj
exquisite
chararcterized by beautiful design or execution

adj
importune
to ask for urgently or repeatedly

verb
swarthy
having a dark complexion or color

adj
genial
warm and pleasantly cheerful (polite)

adj
vulgar
rude or in bad taste

adj
profane
characterized by profanity or cursing
disregarding something that could be sacred to others

profane
clamor
a noisy shouting
a loud continuous noise

noun