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36 Cards in this Set

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to assert or affirm confidently; declare; claim; posit; maintain
Aver
evil; destructive; sorrowful
Baleful
to go over again and again, to the point of being tiresome; to repeat, reiterate
Belabor
to open up, metion a subject; propose, introduce
Broach
spacious, roomy, capacious
Commodious
pertaining to twilight, slightly wicked
Crepuscular
transfer of property ownership to the government by default
Escheat
a loud disturbance; melee
Fracas
to deny; refute; contradict
Gainsay
perplexing situation; entanglement; dilemna
Imbroglio
a cleverly executed trick or deception, sleight of hand
Legerdemain
shore, pertaining to the coastal region
Littoral
funeral rights
Obsequies
beauty; attractiveness; comeliness
Pulchritude
one who denies oneself life's material satisfactions and normal pleasures, usual part of religous believes or disciplines
Ascetic
tempermental; hotheaded; irascible
Choleric
peasantlike or rustic; crude, crass, or vulgar
Churlish
nothing, 0, or null; a worthless person or thing; a secret code; distinctive emblem;, monogram, or colophon; v. to use numbers arthmetically
Cipher
cautious; wary; watchful; leery
Circumspect
to use equal force against
Countervail
gullible, believing easily, ingenuous
Credulous
political agitator and charismatic orator who appeals to emotions and prejudice
Demagogue
to avoid or abstain from
Eschew
suitable for a particular purpose; fitting for one's advantage or purpose
Expedient
poor; destitute; impoverished
Indignent
relentless, unyielding, merciless
Inexorable
relentless; unyielding; merciless
Inexorable
intruder or trespasser
Interloper
to cater to the base (morally low) desires of others
Pander
indifferent, apathetic, or unemotional; sluggish
Phlegmatic
Proselytize
to convert (or attempt to convert) another to a belief, system, ideology, or sect
the pure and concentrated essence of a substance
Quintessence
unruly, resistant of authority, disobedient, rebellious
Recalcitrant
to back on one's word, den, or renounce
Renege
prominent or conscipicuous; notable or significant
Salient
disdainful in a haughty and arrogant way
Supercilious