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53 Cards in this Set

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sultry
adj
hot/humid
dilenating
adj
clearly shown in words
infuriate
verb
to make angry
cynical
adj
doubting sincerity
coroner
noun
public officer who determines the cause of death
bereavement
noun
mourning for a loss
fatuous
adj
stupid or foolish
eloquent
adj
vivid, forceful, and fluid in speech
indignation
noun
righteous anger
transients
noun
vagabonds
calisthenics
noun
lightgymnastics promoting health and grace
egress
noun
place to exit
tributary
noun
source that feeds a body of water
jubliant
adj
manifesting great joy
desolate
adj
lonely and solitary
affinity
noun
an inclination to do something
anachronistic
adj
full of chronological error
indelible
adj
unforgettable; cannot be erased
phantasmal
adj
unreal or illusive
ramshackle
adj
rickety
destitute
adj
lacking resources
unalloyed
adj
pure
pseudonym
noun
a fictitious name; alias
filigree
noun
ornamental work of gold, silber, or copper
halogen
noun
any of the five elements fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine
cyanide
noun
a poisonous chemical
aerial
adj
of relation to , or occuring int he atmosphere or air
labyrinthine
adj
of relating to, or resembling a place constructed of or full of intrivate passageways and blind alleys
carapace
noun
upper shell of a turtle
scrawled
verb
to write or draw hastily
gaunt
adj
think and bony
imperceptibly
adverb
not easily pervieced
recumbent
adj
lying down
blubbering
verb
weeping like a child
volatile
adj
difficult to capture or hold permanently; changeable
meringue
noun
egg white beaten with sugar until stiff
cantankerous
adj
bad tempered; quarelsome
compel
verb
to drive/force
conscience
noun
the sense of the moral goodness or blameworthiness of one's own conduct, intentions, or character together with a feeling of obligation to do right or be good
feeble
adj
weak
harbor
verb
to give shelter or refuge
irk
verb
to annoy, bother
perplexed
adj
puzzled; confused
tranquil
adj
calm, peaceful
sterotype
noun
a standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment
caricature
noun
exaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristics
verdict
noun
the finding or decision of a jury on the matter submitted to it in trial
antagonize
verb
to provoke the hostility of
contradict
verb
to assert the contrary/opposite
convict
verb
to prove guilty
reluctantly
adverb
with hesitation
sullen
adj
dismal, gloomy
testimony
noun
an open acknowledgement