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36 Cards in this Set

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equanimity
calmness
adjudge
to decide
remonstrate
disprove of
philologist
studier of languages
cognition
thought processes
scribe
one who copies manuscripts (writer)
annuity
money paid in yearly installments
obsequious
servile
presage
to fortell or predict
monograph
paper on one topic
percept
rule
decimate
annihilate
judicious
wise
querulous
fault-finding (captious)
dictum
statement made by an authority
edict
public proclamation
post-mortem
autopsy
adumbrate
to indicate vaguely
diffident
lacking in self-confidence
dissonant
not harmonious
exorbitant
excessive
diaphanous
able to see through
ambivalent
undecided; uncertain
internecine
conflict within a group
novitiate
novice
complicity
involement in something
adjunct
unessential part joined to another
substantiate
support
innate
inborn
ignominous
shameful
sedulous
industrious
assiduous
persistent
dissimulate
pretend
plethora
superabundance
ascribe
assign
adjudicate
to pass judgement on