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21 Cards in this Set

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percussion
1. the sharp striking of one thing against another
2. instruments that make a sound when struck
perennial
1. continuing regularly

2. living longer than two years, said especially of plants
permeate
to penetrate through spaces through spaces; to spread throughout
persevere
to hold fast to a task or purpose despite handicaps or obsticals
defer
to postpone;to delay
dilatory
tending to delay or to postpone
elation
excited feelings of pride,triumph or happiness
infer
to use available evidence to form conclusion

to guess
contend
to engage in a quarrel a struggle or rivalry

to assert; to put forward in argument
intent
Purpose
subvert
To upset; to overthrow; to ruin
subservient
Excessively willing to yield; submissive
contort
To twist or bend out of shape
distort
To change something to make it false.
retort
To reply quickly and sharply, often as if in reply to an accusation.
Tortuous
Deceitfully roundabout; Tricky
adversity
Hardship; misfortune
avert
To turn away (one's eyes)
Introvert
A person whose thoughts and interests are directed inward.
Perverse
Stubbornly doing something other than what is reasonable or required.
Prose
Ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter.

referring to speech or writing other than verse.