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55 Cards in this Set

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bliss
perfect happiness
blissful
a state of happiness
blithe
merry, heedless
buoy
keep afloat, encourage
buoyant
cheerful, able to float
complacency
self-satisfaction, smugness
complacent
too pleased with oneself, self-satisfied, smug
convivial
fond of eating and drinking with friends, sociable
conviviality
sociability
delectable
very pleasing, delightful
ecstasy
state of overwhelming joy
ecstatic
in ecstasy
elated
in high spirits
elation
state of being elated
frolic
play and run about happily
frolicsome
full of merriment, playful
gala
characterized by festivity
jocund
merry, cheerful, lighthearted
ascetic
shunning pleasures, self-denying
ascetic
person who shuns pleasures and lives simply
chagrin
embarassment, mortification
chagrined
embarassed, mortified
compunction
regret, remorse, misgiving
contrite
showing deep regret and sorrow for wrongdoing, remorseful
contrition
remorse, penitence, repentance
dejected
sad, in low spirits
dejection
sadness, depression
disconsolate
inconsolable, cheerless
doleful
causing grief or sadness, mournful
maudlin
weakly sentimental, tearful
pathos
quality in events or in art that arouses our pity
plight
unfortunate state
throes
anguish, pangs
tribulation
suffering, distress
buxom
plump and attractive
attenuate
make thin, weaken
haggard
careworn, gaunt
lank
ungracefully tall
svelte
slender
adulation
excessive praise, flattery
blandishment
word or deed of mild flattery, allurement
cajole
persuade by pleasant words, coax
cajolery
persuasion by flattery, coaxing
curry favor
seek to gain favor by flattory
fulsome
offensive because of incenserity, repulsive, disgusting
ingratiate
work oneself into favor
lackey
follower who carries out another's wishes like a servant
obsequious
showing excessive willingness to serve, subservient
sycophant
brown-noser
truckle
submit in a subservient manner to a superior, fawn
ingratiate
work oneself into favor
lackey
follower who carries out another's wishes like a so
obsequious
showing excessive willingness to serve, subservient
sycophant
brown-noser
truckle
submit in a subservient manner to a superior, fawn