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20 Cards in this Set

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(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval.

Syn: commendation, sanction
Ant: dissaproval, condemation, censure

Stress: ba
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench

Syn: mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay
Ant: intensify, aggravate, exacerbate.

Stress: suage
(n.) A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose.

Syn: alliance, leauge, federation, combine
Ant: splinter group

Stress: li
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessice self-indulgence

Syn: degeneration, corruption
Ant: rise, growth, development, maturation

Stress: de
(v.) to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)

Syn: call forth, evoke, extract, educe
Ant: repress, quash, squelch, stifle

Stress: lic
(v.) to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning

Syn: protest, remonstrate, complain

Stress: pos
(adj.) used so often as to lack freshness or origionality

Syn: banal, trite, commonplace, corny
Ant: new, fresh, novel, origional

Stress: hack
(n.) a gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element meaning)

Syn: pause, lacuna
Ant: continutiy, continuation

Stress: a
(n.) a hint, indirect suggestion or reference (ofter in a derogatory sense)

Syn: insinuation, intimation
Ant: direct statement

Stress: en
(v.) to plead on behald of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement

Syn: intervene, mediate

Stress: cede
(adj.) wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)

Syn: sated, surfeited, cloyed
Ant: unspoiled, uncloyed

Stress: ja
(adj.) causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restrait

Syn: greusome, gory, grisly, baleful, ghastly
Ant: pleasant, attractive, appealing, wholesome

Stress: lur
(adj.) worthy, deserving recognition and praise

Syn: praiseworthy, laudable, commendable
Ant: blameworthy, reprehensible, discreditable

Stress: tor
(adj.) peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset

Syn: irritable, test, waspish
Ant: even-tempered, placid, serence, amiable

Stress: pet
(n.) a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence

Syn: perquisite, perk

Sress: ro
(adj.) pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside; (n.) a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony

Syn: naroow-minded, parochial, unsular, naive
Ant: cosmopolitan, catholic, broad-minded

Stress: vin
(v.) to make a pretense of, imitate; t oshow the outer signs of

Syn: feign, pretend, affect

Stress: sim
(v.) to rise about or beyond, exceed

Syn: surpass, outstrip

Stress: scend
(n.) shade cast by trees; foilage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion

Syn: irritation, pique, annoyance
Ant: pleasure, delight, satisfaction

Stress: um
(adj.) excessively smooth or smug; trying to hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fattym oily, pliable

Syn: mealymouthed, servile, fawning, greasy
Ant: gruff, blunt

Stress: unct