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50 Cards in this Set

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Perfunctory
mechanical; spiritless
Remuneration
payment
Sedulous
attentive
Transgress
break a rule; violate
Vociferous
clamorous
Agnostic
one who says that humans cannot understand the nature of humanity and the world
Bumptious
boldly conceited
Chafe
irritate
Desultory
random
Epitome
highest point; summary
Fortuitous
happening by chance
Incubus
an oppressive weight
Ludicrous
laughable
Missive
letter
Periphery
border
Renegade
traitor; turncoat
Seemly
proper
Transient
temporary
Volatile
changeable; fickle
Alacrity
briskness; eagerness
Buttress
support or prop up
Chalice
cup
Detergent
cleansing agent
Equable
even-tempered
Founder
sink
Incumbent
obligatory; an office holder
Lugubrious
sad
Mollify
soften; appease
Permeate
spread
Replete
filled abundantly
Senile
aged
Transmute
change form
Voluble
talkative
Alleviate
lighten
Chastice
punish
Deviate
wander from the usual course
Equanimity
calmness
Fracas
a noisy argument
Indigenous
native
Luminary
shining light
Momentous
highly important
Pernicious
destructive
Reprisal
paying back for damage sustained
Sententious
meaningful
Travesty
ludicrous or burlesque treatment of a subject
Voracious
taking by force
Ameliorate
to better
Chauvinist
extreme nationalist
Devious
indirect; crooked
Equitable
just; fair