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50 Cards in this Set

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redress
reparation, compensation
anomalous
irregular, abnormal
obsequious
submissive, obedient
didactic
instructive, designed or intended to teach
truncate
to cut short
abstemious
sparing or moderate
ethereal
heavenly, not earthly
bombastic
pompous, pretentious
senescent
aging, growing
pernicious
deadly, fatal
catholic
universal, all inclusive
objurgation
a harsh rebuke, vehement scolding
effusive
gushing, overflowing
umbrage
offense, resentment
vicissitude
a change, variation
contentious
argumnetative, quarrelsome
obeisance
gesture of respect or submission
assiduous
hardworking, industrious
duplicity
deceit, cunning
insouciant
carefree, nonchalant
myrmidon
a loyal follower, faithful servant
nascent
beginning to exist or develop
accede
to consent, yield
magnanimous
noble, honorable
nonage
immaturity, youth
invective
abusive language involving bitter accusations
machination
a crafty or treacherous plot
docile
submissive, obedient
redoubtable
formidable, fearsome
prognosticate
to predict from signs
engender
to bring about, bring into being
fetid
stinking, foul smelling
pedantic
absurdly learned, scholarly in an ostentatious way
capitulate
to yield, surrender
inchoate
just begun, in an early stage of development
exponent
a person who stands or speaks for something
mendacious
not truthful, lying
strident
loud and harsh sounding
oligarchy
rule by a small elite group
refulgent
brilliant, radiant
nepotism
favoritism shown towards relatives
ribald
humorous in a mildly indecent way
avuncular
pertaining to an uncle
supplicate
to ask or beg for
irascible
easily angered
inexorable
relentless, unyielding
parvenu
someone who gains wealth and power quickly to rise to another class
salubrious
healthful, wholesome
hyperbole
exaggeration in speech or writing
sanctimonious
self righteous, holier than thou