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22 Cards in this Set

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Abate
Verb: to subside; to reduce
Bane
Noun: poision, torment, cause of harm
Cadence
Noun: rhythm, the rise and fall of sounds
Dearth
Noun: lack, scarcity
Eccentric
Adj: not conventional, a little kooky, irregular
Facetious
Adj: humorous, not serious, clumsily humorous
Genre
N: a type of catergory, especially of art or writing
Hapless
Adj: unlucky
Ideology
N: a system of social or political ideas
Juxtapose
Verb: to place side by side
Laconic
Adj: using few words, especially to the point of seeming rude
Magnanimous
Adj: forgiving, unresentful, noble in spirit, generous
Nebulous
Adj: vague, hazy, indistinct
Obfuscate
Verb: to darken, to confuse, to make confusing
Painstaking
Adj: extremely careful; taking pains
Qualitative
Adj: having to do with the quality or qualities of something
Rancor
Noun: bitter, long-lasting ill will or resentment
Sacrilege
N: A violation of something sacred; blasphemy
Taciturn
Adj: untalkative by nature
Unconscionable
Adj: not controlled by conscience; unscrupulous
Vapid
Adj: without liveliness; dull; spiritless
Willful
Adj: deliberate; obstinate; insistent on having one's way