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53 Cards in this Set

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Curiousity
Alastair Reid
Teaching to Transgress
Bell Hooks
Allegory of the Cave
Plato
The Voice you Hear When you read silently
Thomas Lux
Gryphon
Charles Baxter
When I heard the learn'd astronomer
Walt Whitman
Seeing
Annie Dillard
The enormous radio
John Cheever
liberatory
setting free
pedagogy
teaching instruction
transgress
to violate a law or code
paradigm
one that serves as a pattern or model
subvert
to overthrow
poignant
strong in mental appeal, emotionally moving
gestation
developed mentally
docile
easily handled
juxtapose
to place close together for comparison
compulsion
uncontrolled urge to act
rueful
filled with pain sorry regret
dire
desperate dreadful hopeless
nonchalance
casualness, lack of concern
minutiae
small details
meekly
gentle, having humility
pallor
lack of color, paleness
unencumbered
not burdened with cares and responsibilities
apathy
lack of enthusiasm
gratification
great satisfaction
macabre
suggesting the horror of death, gruesome
unscrupulous
without conscience or principles
dun
fortified place
vehement
intense, passionate
confounded
confused
malevolent
evil, harmful
discord
tension, lack of harmony
melancholy
depression
timbre
tone of voice or musical instrument
carnal
erotic, related to desires of your body
furtive
sly, secretive
impassive
emotionless
sordid
dirty, filthy
hypercritical
overly judgemental
apprehensiveness
fearful about the future
suave
soothingly agreeable
extravagant
going beyond what is proper
fastidiously
giving careful attention to detail
chameleon
lizard that changes color
disproportionate
a size or ratio different from what is considered to be normal
imminent
about to occur
gryphon
winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion
fabulous
extremely pleasing
tarot
cards to read future
permutations
Possible arrangements of a set of objects in which the order of the arrangement makes a difference
metamorphosis
a complete change of physical form