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22 Cards in this Set

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Avid
intensely eager
Halcyon
calm, peaceful
Devious
acting or in a shifty or underhanded way
Accost
to approach and speak first
Incendiary
deliberately setting or causing fires
Animadversion
a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
Covenant
a solemn agreement
Gambit
in chess, an opening move that involves the risk or a minor piece to gain an advantage
Brackish
having a salty taste therefore unpleasant to drink
Histrionic
pertaining to actors and their thecniques; theatrical
Celerity
swiftness, repidity or motion or action
Suppliant
asking humbly or earnestly
Propound
to put forward, offer, suggest, for consideration
Propriety
the state of being proper
Overt
open, not hidden
Undulate
to move in waves or with a wave-like motion
Sacrilege
improper treatment of something sacred
Talisman
an object that serves as a charm
Myopic
nearsighted
Summarily
without delay
Pejorative
tending to make worse
Maelstrom
a whirlpool of greaat size and violence