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39 Cards in this Set

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archaic
rarely used
astute
shrewd
ambiguous
vague
denotation
exact meaning
afucuibadi
enthusiastic admirer
demoralized
discourage, dishearten
inconspicuous
attracting little attention; ordinary
efficacy
effectiveness
dearth
lack
enervated
sapped
juxtaposistion
placing close together, side by side
enigma
puzzle
quixotic
idealistic but impractical
vernacular
everyday language
plethora
overabundance
verbose
wordy
connotations
mental associations
peccadillos
minor faults
euphemisms
inoffensive words
scarcity
paucity
meander
to follow a twisting turning course
landlocked
surrounded by land; cut off from the sea
dispersing
to break up and scatter; to cause to vanish or disappear
eradicate
to pull up or tear up
to eliminate or destroy completely
precocious
young and intellectually gifted
hideous
horrible; repulsive
havoc
destruction, devastation
recede
to move back
manifest
easy to see; obvious, to show, to reveal
dexterity
skillfulness;expertness;talent
belligerent
aggressive; warlike
fervent
having or showing great emotion
inflamation
redness, heat, and painfulness as a result of injury or infection
annals
Historical accounts
gullible
easily fooled
intact
whole, with no part missing
negotiate
o settle by discussing; to arrange an agreement
extremeties
the farthest or outermost point or part; grave danger; the greatest degree
epic
a long poem about the adventures of a great hero