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40 Cards in this Set

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Abashed
Disconcerted; Embarassed
Abdicate
To relinquish or renounce
Abominable
Worthy of or causing hatred; detestable
Acquisitveness
Strongly desirous of acquiring and possessing; covetous
Acumen
Keenness of perception or discernment in practical matters
Adventitious
Added extrinsically; not innate or inherent; accidental
Aesthetic
Dealing with the beautiful; appreciative of or zealous about the beautiful; artistic
Affable
Characterized by ease and friendliness; graceful; pleasant
Altruistic
Regard for or devotion to the interests of others
Anecdotal
Relating to narratives of interesting, amusing, or biographical incidents
Anomaly
Deviation from the common rule; irregularity
Antipathy
An aversion or dislike; distaste; enmity
Antiquated
Obsolete; old fashioned
Apocryphal
Not canonical; fictitious
A priori
Presupposed by experience; presumed, without examination or analysis
Arcane
Secret; mysterious
Archetypal
Original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are copies; prototype
August
Marked by majestic dignity or grandeur
Avarice
Excessive desire for wealth or gain; greediness; cupidity
Befogged
To make foggy; obscure; confused
Blight
Something that impairs or destroys; ruin
Boisterous
Noisily turbulent; rowdy; high spirited
Braggadocio
Empty boasting; cockiness
Bravado
Blustering swaggering conduct; pretense of bravery; foolhardiness
Brazen
Impudent; shamelessly bold
Cadaverous
Relating to a corpse; pallid; livid; emaciated
Cadence
Rhythmic sequence or flow of sounds in language
Callous
Feeling no emotion; feeling no sympathy for others
Calumny
Malicious uttering of false charges intended to damage another's reputation
Canonical
Conforming to a general rule; orthodox
Castigate
To punish, reprove, or criticize severly
Cavalier
Debonair; given to offhand dismissal of important matters; disdainful
Circuitous
Indirect; roundabout
Clement
Inclined to be merciful; lenient; mild
Compunctious
Remorseful; penitent; anxiety arising from guilt
Condescending
Assuming an air of superiority; stooping; patronizing
Convoluted
Folded in torturous curves or windings; intricate
Corporeal
Having a physical body; material; substantial
Crassness
Grossness; insensitivity; stupid
Craven
Lacking courage; cowardly