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47 Cards in this Set

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emulate
copy, challenge, mimic
reverie
daydream, pensiveness
imbibe
swallow, drink, absorb
stagnation
depression, decline, recession
corroborate
endorse, confirm
propitious
promising, auspicious
incredulous
unbelieving, skeptical
volatile
mercurial, fickle, effervescent
chagrin
displeasure, irritation, embarassment
lassitude
weariness, indifference, languor
enigma
puzzle, juxtaposition
caprice
impulse, inconstancy, change
tempered
fiery, irascible, temperamental
thwarted
defeated, surmounted, circumvented
disdained
derisive, scorned, hated
despicable
contemptible, detestable, vile
impediment
obstruction, obstacle, barrier
approbation
praise, consent, approval
atone
amend, rectify
recoil
draw back, spring back (gun)
delude
cheat, mislead
constancy
fidelity, steadfastness, faithfulness
sardonic
sarcastic, satirical
extricate
get out, free
endowed
provided, equipped, supplied
magnanimity
loftiness of thought or purpose
tenacious
persistent
amenities
luxuries, accomodations, social conveniences
audacity
boldness, confidence, temerity
ponderous
heavy, lacking grace
solace
comfort in sorrow, alleviation of distress
immutably
in an unchangable manner
irreverent
lacking respect, bad-mannered
revile
to insult, to abuse, to scorn
relinquish
to give up, to surrender, to resign
subvert
to challenge, to undermine, to sabotage
brazen
brash, audacious, impudent
perilous
dangerous, precarious, treacherous
reprimand
to scold, to punish, to blame
admonish
to warn, to notify, to advise
trepidation
apprehension
alacrity
promptness in response
paragon
model of excellence
probity
uprightness, adherence to highest principles
voracious
huge appetite
pedantic
unimaginative, ostentatiously learned
importune
to press, to urge, to beg, to solicit