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20 Cards in this Set

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Banal
Adj. Not New; Common
Bellicose
Adj. Fond of fighting
Finesse
N. Graceful skill
Glib
Adj. Spoken to smoothly
Lampoon
N. Piece of writing that attacks and ridicules a person
Lugubrious
Adj. Too sad, overly mournful
Nefarious
Adj. Very wicked
Nemesis
N. A just punishment
Pseudonym
N. An authors fictitious name used instead of his real name; a pen name
Purloin
V. To steal
Abject
Adj. Degraded
Admonish
V. To advise against something
Commensurate
Adj. In the proper proportion
Distraught
Adj. In the state of confusion
Euphemism
N. A mild expression used instead of a harsh one
Nebulous
Adj. Hazy, dazed, confused
Phlegmatic
Adj. Not easily arroused to feelings
Propriety
N. Proper behavier
Prosaic
Adj. Not exciting
Revile
V. To call bad names