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29 Cards in this Set

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Aver
to state positively; declare
Egregious
outstandingly bad; noticeable flagrant
Fervor
great warmth and intensity of feeling; passion
Facile
Carried out with little effort; easy
Glutton
Someone who eats immoderately; over eater
Fiasco
a total failure
Pastiche
stylistic imitation
Clandestine
done of kept in secret; hidden
Extraneous
Coming from the outside; foreign; lacks necessity
Extol
to praise highly
Meddle
to intrude into other people's business or affairs
Guile
Crafty cunning; deceitfulness
Furtive
made, done, or acting in secret
Blatant
Unpleasantly and often vulgarly loud; obvious
Innocuous
Having no ill effect; harmless
Taciturn
uncommunitative
Verbosity
Using more words than required; wordiness
Indolent
disinclined to exert oneself; lazy
Respite
A short period of rest of relief; temporary suspension
Avarice
greedy desire for wealth
Banal
lacking freshness; not original
Relegate
To assign to a less desirable place
Vernacular
normal spoken language of a country or region
Capitulate
To surrender under conditional terms
Dogmatic
Lacks flexibility; unproved principles
Caustic
capable of corroding, burning, or dissolving
Esoteric
meant for or understood by a small group
Stringent
rigorously exacting; strict
Lenient
inclined to be forgiving and mild; merciful