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49 Cards in this Set

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contrive
to plan cleverly; invent
cajole
sweet talk
brusque
abrupt; blunt
bizarre
extremely strange
elicit
to draw forth; evoke
sepulchral
extremely gloomy
flout
to mock
hiatus
a gap or opening
blazon
to display; broadcast
axiomatic
self evident; taken for granted
resilint
able to return to its original shape
scurrilous
vulgar; obscene
decadence
decline; decay; deterioration
aura
atmosphere
salutary
beneficial; helpful
repudiate
to disown; reject
occult
mysterious; magical
sedulous
persistant
insular
relating to; narrow minded
fetter
a chain or shackle
meritorious
worthy; praise worthy
transgress
to sin; go beyond limit or boundaries
surreptitious
stealthy; secret
reverberate
to resound; echo
ameliorate
to improve; make better
precept
rule of conduct or action
callow
with out experience; immature
extricate
to free from; disentangle
transient
lasting a short time
inadvertent
accidental
infer
to hint; imply; suggest
aggrandize
to increase in greatness; power; wealth
equitable
fair; just
contraband
illegal traffic; bootleg
simulate
imitate; make a pretence
fractious
tending to be troublesome
filch
to steal
vicarious
experienced
autonomy
self government
scathing
bitterly severe; harsh
affable
courteous and pleasant
drivel
aimless talk
irrevocable
irreversible
sleazy
thin or flimsy in texture
straitlaced
extremely strict
erudite
scholarly
querulous
peevish
lurid
causing shock
heinous
very wicked; hateful