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36 Cards in this Set

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salubrious
healthy
ecstasy
intense joy or delight
conjecture
make a guess
unremitted
persistent
procured
to obtain; bring about; obtain a sexual partner for others
verdure
greeness (of vegetation)
wantonnes
immoral; luxuriant; merciless; spoiled
juxtapose(not in book)
place side by side (esp for comp/contrast)
eponym
A person whose name is or is thought to be the source of the name of something, such as a city, country, or era. For example, Romulus is the eponym of Rome.
galvanism
Direct-current electricity, especially when produced chemically. Also called voltaism.
amass
to gather; collect
penury
extreme want or poverty
interment
burial
disconsulate
cheerless gloomy
emaciated
very thin
intonation
chanting; uttering tones
liniment
A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or relieve stiffness.
harrowing
agonizing
tertiary
Third in place, order, degree, or rank
multifarious
diverse
transitory
short-lived or temporary
delineate
To draw or trace the outline of; sketch out.
To represent pictorially; depict.
chastise
To punish, as by beating. See Synonyms at punish.
To criticize severely; rebuke
vacillate
To sway from one side to the other; oscillate AND To swing indecisively from one course of action or opinion to another
dirge
funeral hymn
promontory
projecting part; land justting out of water
obdurate
Hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; stubbornly impenitent
exhortation
A speech or discourse that encourages, incites, or earnestly advises.
succour/succor
Assistance in time of distress; relief.
remiss (adj.)
negligent
waft
To float easily and gently, as on the air; drift
augury
sign of something coming; an omen
adjuration
earnest solemn appeal
solemn
Deeply earnest, serious, and sober
asseveration
To declare seriously or positively; affirm.
irremediable
Impossible to remedy, correct, or repair; incurable or irreparable