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29 Cards in this Set

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to manage cleverly
contrive
based on guesswork
speculative
wealth
affluence
an ingenious or artful trick
artifice
to degrade
demean
desire for wealth; greed
avarice
to uproot; remove completely
eradicate
happiness
felicity
a contract in which one person is bound to work for another for a specified period of time
indenture
to make easier
facilitate
incapable of reform
incorrigible
difficult; strenuous
arduous
to reduce in amount or degree
abate
unending; incessant
unremitting
a person's descendants
posterity
exiting as a characteristic quality; inborn
inherent
tyranny
despotism
treachery
perfidy
to refuse to support
disavow
impermanent; temporary
transient
to compel or force
constrain
to tempt
allure
to comply without protest
acquiesce
the act of taking possession by force
usurpation
to erase
expunge
an unjustifiable claim
pretension
to demonstrate plainly
evince
to give up officially
abdicate
nobility of spirit
magnanimity