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47 Cards in this Set

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cajole (v)
to persuade w/ flattery
exhort (v)
to urge strongly
wheedle (v
to influence w/ flattery
goad (v)
to urge into action
spur (v)
to urge into action
prerequisite (n)
a requirement
tactile (adj)
able to be sensed by touch
gustatory (adj)
sense of taste
discern (v)
to sense keenly
palpable (v)
detectable by touch
putrid (adj)
rotten
aural (adj)
sense of hearing
curtail (v)
to make less
impediment (n)
a hindrance
stymie (v)
an obstacle
destitute (adj)
penniless
frugal (adj)
economical
remuneration (n)
payment for services
improvident (adj)
failure to provide for future
parsimony (n)
excessive thritiness
venal (adj)
able to be bribed
pauper (n)
poor individual
perquisite (n)
payment recieved in additon to wages
insolvent (adj)
bankrupt
pecuniary (adj)
pertaining to money
harbinger (n)
precursor
augur (v)
to predict the future
premonition (n)
a forewarning
portend (v)
to give advance warning
prescient (adj)
having knowledge of future events
clairvoyant (n)
one with great foresight
portent (n)
an omen of a future event
prophetic (adj)
able to tell future
bode (v)
an omen
decrepit (adj)
worn out from old age or use
antiquated (adj)
obsolete
antediluvian (adj)
very old
defunct (adj)
no longer in existence
dilapidated (adj)
worn out
threadbare (adj)
shabby
contrite (adj)
repentant
lament (v)
to mourn
ignominy (n)
humiliation
pathos (n)
pity
penitent (adj)
remorse for actions
poignant (adj)
sharp emotional response
antipathy (n)
strong feelings against something