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30 Cards in this Set

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cajole
v.
to persuade
hypothesis
N.
provisional explanation of facts
lucid
Adj.
clear
oblivious
Adj.
not aware
stolidly
Adv.
showing little emotion
dour
adj.
sullen and gloomy
myopically
adv.
in a near sighted manner
dilapidated
adj
ruined because of neglect
squalid
adj.
dirty
vicissitude
N
sudden change of life
stereotype
N.
oversimplified idea
demeaning
Adj. degrading
patent
Adj.
obvious;unconcealed
unorthodox
adj
breaking with convention or tradition
stratagem
N
trick designed to decieve an opponent
transitory
existing only briefly
taciturn
not inclined to speak much
rueful
regretful; sorrowful
debacle
total failure
founder
to fail; collapse
inadvertently
carelessly
intimate
very personal;private
coyly
in a shy and flirtatious manner
stifle
to suppress
gravity
seriousness
coup
brilliantly executed plan
laconic
using few words
loquaciousness
talkativeness
pessimist
person who tends to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation
intuition
power of knowing without reasoning