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52 Cards in this Set

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efflorescence
flowering
enmity
hatred
decorous
appropriate behavior or conduct
chorister
leader of chorus
bastion
stronghold
hiatus
interruption
ebullience
enthusiasm
recrimination
accusing, opposing another charge
tumult
disorder
tirade
long angry violent speech
oppressive
burdensome
inscrutable
difficult to understand
vicissitudes
variation
declivities
downward slopes
tacit
not spoken, implied by actions
blatant
very obvious
taboo
forbidden
sinewy
lean and muscular
malevolently
malicious
ludicrous
foolish
ineffectual
useless
jeer
mock
inarticulate
unable to speak with clarity
leviathan
something very large, giant sea creature in the Bible
clamor
a loud outcry
mutinously
unruly
crestfallen
dispirited and depressed
impervious
incapable of being penetrated or affected
enterprise
an undertaking or business organization
glowered
looked at or stared at sullenly
rebuke
to criticize sharply
demure
modest and reserved in manner or behaviou
fervor
intense heat or emotion
corpulent
fat
sauntered
stroll, walk at a leisurely pace
compelled
to force or drive
luminous
emitting light
myopia
nearsightedness
sniveling
to sniffle
quavered
trembled, or spoke in a trembling voice
parried
avoided
talisman
an object with magical power
acrid
unpleasantly sharp or bitter taste or smell
cordon
a line of people or ships stationed to guard
elephantine
the size of an elephant, enormous size or strength
epaulettes
a fringed strap worn on military uniforms
contentious
quarellsome, characterized by controversy
din
a loud, confused noise
facetious
not meant to be taken seriously, humorous
superfluous
excessive, more than sufficient
craven
cowardly
reconcile
to bring into a state of harmony