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100 Cards in this Set

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affluent
wealthy
adj
chagrin
disappointment
noun
confidant
a person to whom you confide your secrets
noun
consternation
dread, dismay
noun
deride
to make fun of
verb
discern
to recognize
verb
dubious
uncertain
adj
eschew
keep away from
verb
feasible
practicable
adj
fiasco
complete failure
noun
laudable
commendable
adj
masticate
to chew
verb
obsolescence
process of wearing out
noun
perfunctory
careless
adj
perverse
contrary
adj
precocious
reaching maturity early
adj
quell
to crush, stop
verb
sally
to suddenly rush forth
verb
voluble
talkative
adj
arbitrary
based on whim
adj
cognizant
aware
adj
effigy
a likeness
noun
exacerbate
to irritate
verb
flout
to show contempt
verb
forthwith
immediately
adv
fray
a conflict, fight
noun
harass
to torment
verb
implacable
relentless, unappeasable
adj
indigent
poverty-stricken
adj
jurisdiction
range of authority
noun
monolithic
having a massive structure
adj
oust
to eject
verb
paroxysm
violent outburst
noun
reprehensible
blameworthy
adj
revert
to go back
verb
skirmish
a small battle
noun
stymie
to hinder
verb
disparage
to discredit
verb
terminate
to end
verb
turbulent
riotous
adj
afflict
to trouble greatly
verb
ascend
to rise
verb
besiege
to surround
verb
emaciated
wasted away
adj
excruciating
agonizing
adj
fretful
worrisome
adj
harbinger
a forerunner
noun
malignant
becoming progressively worse
adj
malnutrition
inadequate diet
noun
privation
lack of necessities
noun
remote
distant
adj
respite
postponement
noun
reverberating
reechoing
adj
sanctuary
place of protection
noun
sinister
evil
adj
succumb
yield
verb
surge
to rush suddenly
verb
thwart
to hinder
verb
tranquil
peaceful
adj
ubiquitous
being everywhere at once
adj
adverse
unfavourable
adj
advocate
to support
verb
amicable
friendly
adj
asset
something of value
noun
astute
keen, shrewd
adj
bigot
prejudiced person
noun
blatant
disagreeably loud
adj
entourage
followers
noun
extortion
getting money by threats
noun
impresario
organizer
noun
ineffectual
not effective
adj
loath
unwilling
adj
malady
disease
noun
nefarious
villainous
adj
scrutinize
examine closely
verb
solicit
seek earnestly
verb
spew
vomit
verb
venom
poison
noun
vexatious
annoying
adj
virulent
harmful
adj
desist
to cease
verb
doleful
sad
adjective
elusive
hard to grasp
adjective
engrossed
absorbed
adjective
frustrate
to foil
verb
histrionics
display of emotions
noun
imminent
about to happen
adjective
inclement
stormy, harsh
adjective
interject
to interrupt
verb
mastiff
large dog
noun
obsess
to preoccupy
verb
pertinent
appropriate
adjective
premonition
forewarning
noun
peruse
to read carefully
verb
recoil
to draw back
verb
salient
outstanding; prominent
adjective
squeamish
easily shocked
adjective
symptomatic
indicative
adjective
wan
pale
adjective
inert
powerless to move
adjective