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80 Cards in this Set

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Abject
Miserable
Absolve
To pronounce clear of guilt
Ague
Malaria fever
Apprise
To give notice to; inform
Arbitrary
Determined by chance
Aversion
Extreme hatred
Cavalcade
A procession of riders
Censurer
An expression of disapproval
Daunted
To abate the courage of
Deprecatory
Expressing disapproval
Deride
To speak of gideously
Despotic
Tyrannical
Detract
To draw or take away
Dexterously
Good W/ hands
Diffidently
Shy and timid
Disreputable
Bad reputation
Dissipation
Scattering
Dogged
Stubborn
Doleful
mournful
Eloquence
Persuasive expression
Evade
Avoid cleverly
Exalt
To raise in rank
Faculty
Ability to perform
Formidable
Arousing fear
Furtive
Characterized by stealth
Futile
Having no useful result
Genial
Friendly disposition
Glinting
A trace
Harangue
Long pompous speech
Imperturbable
Unshakably calm
Imprecation
Cursing
Impregnable
Impenetrable
Incessant
Without interruption
Ineffable
Indescribable
Insidious
Spreading harmfully
Insurrection
Open revolt against Auth.
Interminable
Endless
Interpose
Introduce between parts
Intimate
Hint
Jouncing
Jolting
Languish
Lose strength
Languor
Lack of Energy
Magnanimity
Nobility
Misgiving
To arouse suspicion
Morose
Gloomy
Ostentation
Boastful showiness
Paroxysm
Outburst of emotion
Parsimony
Stingy
Peremptory
End to debate
Perturbation
Agitation
Piety
Religiously reverent
Plaintively
Expressing Sorrow
Prattling
Babble
Predominate
Prevail
Preternaturally
Surpassing the normal or usual; extraordinary
prodigal
Rashly or wastefully extravagant
propitious
Presenting favorable circumstances
Provisional
Provided or serving only for the time being
Prowess
Superior skill or ability.
Remonstrance
Act of protest
Repose
To place (trust, for example
Resolute
Firm, Determined
Respite
A usually short interval of rest or relief
Retort
To reply, especially to answer in a quick, caustic, or witty manner.
servile
Of or suitable to a slave or servant
Spasmodic
Happening intermittently
Spectral
ghostly
Spurn
To reject disdainfully or contemptuously; scorn
Stolid
Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; impassive
Subjugation
To bring under control; conquer
Sublime
Characterized by nobility; majestic
Subsistence
A means of subsisting, especially means barely sufficient to maintain life
Sullenly
Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment
Summarily
Performed speedily and without ceremony
Sundry
Various; miscellaneous
Surmise
To infer (something) without sufficiently conclusive evidence
Tousled
To disarrange or rumple; dishevel
Vindictive
revengeful
visages
The face or facial expression of a person; countenance
vulgar
Deficient in taste, delicacy, or refinement