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61 Cards in this Set

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remiss
adj negelectful in performance; lazy
ascertain
verb to find out
quiescent
adj incative; dorment
clandestine
adj secret
lamentable
adj to be regretted or pitied
delude
verb to ridicule
alacrity
noun cheerful readiness
compunction
noun remorse; regret
retribution
noun a repayment; a deserved punishment
vehement
adj intense, forceful
duress
noun comlusion by threat
exult
to rejoice greatly
elucidate
verb to clarify
cogent
adj forceful
droll
adj amusingly odd
obviate
v. to anticipate and prevent
vanguard
noun the foremst part of the army
whet
verb to sharpen
ruminate
verb to mediate ; think
officious
adj. meddling, excessively forward in offering services
contentious
adj quarrelsome
reticent
adj not inclined to speak
disparage
verb to belittle
ominous
adj. infavorable
garrulous
talkative; loquacious
complacent
adj self-satisfied
dissonant
adj not in hamrony
palatable
adj agreeable to the taste
acquiesce
verb to accept with out protest
acclimate
verb to adapt to a new climate
trenchant
adj incisive;effective;forceful
reprisal
an injury done in return for one
insuperable
adj incapable of being overcome
chagrin
noun irritation or humiliation cause by dissapointment or frustration
dearth
noun a lack of; scarcity
parsimonious
adj. stingy
laud
verb to praise
omnipotent
adj. almighty, having unlimited power
altruistic
adj unselfish
extant
adj. still existing
magnaminous
adj generous in forgiving
allocate
verb to set apart from
clemency
noun mercy
extirpate
v. to tear up by the root
uncanny
adj strange
implicate
v. to involve in
venial
adj easily excused
supple
adj. bending; agile
poignant
adj deeply affecting
temerity
noun rashmess
assidious
adj. persistent, attentive
somber
ad. dark; gloomy
recalcitrant
adj. stubbornly disobedient
indemnity
noun a payment for damage or loss
rancor
noun a bitter resentment or ill-will
ardent
very enthusiastic
squalid
filthy, wretched
venal
adj. open to or marked by bribery
inter
verb to bury
apathy
noun lack of feelin; callous
copious
adj. abundant