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22 Cards in this Set

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suppliant
asking humbly; one who makes a request humbly and earnestly
maelstrom
a whirlpool of great size and violence; a turbulent situation
avid
desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager
gambit
a ploy, stratagem, ruse, maneuver
undulate
to move with a wavelike motion; to have a wavelike appearance
pegorative
tending to make worse; expressing disapproval
accost
to approach and speak to first
brackish
having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
summarily
without delay or formality; briefly; concisely
propound
to put forward, to offer, to suggest for consideration; to set forth
talisman
a charm; an amulet
animadversion
a comment indicationg strong criticism or disapproval
celerity
swiftness; rapidity of motion or action
sacrilege
improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sacred
propriety
fitness; appropriateness; correctness
halcyon
calm; peaceful; happy; prosperous; affluent; serene
covenant
a solemn agreement
histrionic
theatrical; artificial; melodramatic
myopic
nearsighted; shortsighted
devious
roundabout; indirect; tricky; sly; artful
overt
open; not hidden; clear; obvious
incendiary
tending to stir up strife or rebellion; inflammatory, provocative