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50 Cards in this Set

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Abate
lessen
Baleful
deadly; evil
Cabal
intrique; a group plotting secretly
Dearth
scarcity
Ebullition
bubbling over; outburst of spirit
Facetious
humorous
Gainsay
deny
Hackneyed
worn out by use; commonplace
Idiosyncrasy
whim; eccentricity; abnormal
Jaunty
showy; gay
Kaleidoscope
variegated with respect to changing scene
Labyrinthine
intricate; perplexing; confusing
Machination
plot
Nadir
lowest point
Obdurate
stubborn
Palliate
lessen the severity
Qualm
scruple; misgiving
Raconteur
storyteller
Sacerdotal
priestly
Taciturn
habitually silent
Ubiquitous
existing everywere
Vacillate
waver
Aberration
departure from the normal
Balk
thwart; frustrate; prevent
Cache
hiding place
Debacle
collapse
Eclat
brilliance
Factious
given to causing disagreement
Gamut
range
Haggard
thin; gaunt
Ignominy
disgrace
Jeopardize
endanger
Knell
ring, signalizing death
Lacerate
mangle; tear
Magnanimous
benevolent
Naive
unsophisticated; simple
Obeisance
submission
Pallid
pale
Quandary
predicament
Rampant
unchecked, wild
Sacrilegious
disrespectful
Talisman
a charm
Umbrage
hurt pride; shadow
Vacuous
vacant
Wane
decrease
Abet
encourage
Balmy
mild; refreshing
Cadaverous
haggard; ghastly pale
Decorum
propriety
Eclogue
a poem about the country