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31 Cards in this Set

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ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
gape
to stare with open mouth; to open the mouthwide; to open wide
reiterate
to say again, repeat
verbatim
word for word; exactly as written or spoken
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive/ one at war, one engaged in war
duplicity
treachery, deceitfulness
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
retrogress
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
scrutinize
to examine closely
coerce
to compel, force
culinary
of or related to cooking or the kitchen
muse
to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
precedent
an example that may server as a basis for imitation or later action
attainment
an accomplishment, the act of achieving
bequeath
to give or pass on as an inheritance
cogent-
forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
finite-
having limits; lasting for a limited time
panacea-
a remedy for all ills; cure all; an answer to all problems
benefactor-
one who does good to others
discrepancy-
a difference; a lack of agreement
embark-
to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
truculent-
fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
brandish-
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
destitute-
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
inopportune-
coming at a bad time; not appropriate
premeditated-
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
suppress-
to stop by force, put down
buffet-
to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to rive or force with blows; to force one’s way with difficulty / a slap, blow
inter-
to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
somber-
dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
waive
to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer