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39 Cards in this Set

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Abscond
to depart clandestinely
Ameliorate
to make better
Axiom
a universally recongnized principle
Axiomatic
taken as a given
Bucolic
rustic and pastoral
Canocical
following or in agreement with accepted traditional standarrds
convoluted
complex
culpable
deserving blame
disabuse
to undecieve, to set right
effrontery
extreme boldness
ephemeral
brief fleeting
erudite
very learned
extemporaneous
improvised
facetious
playful
fulminate
to loudly attack
hyperbole
an exaggerated statement
lucid
clear
oscillation
the act or state of swinging back and forth w/ a steady ryhthm
paean
a song or hym of praise and thanksgiving
penurious
penny-pinching
perfidy
intentional breach of faith
pernicious
extremely harmful
perspicacious
acutely perceptive
precipitate
acting with excessive haste
precursor
one that precedes
predilection
a dispostion in favor of something, preference
quiescence
stillness
redoubtable
awe-inspiring
reticent
quiet, reserved
sordid
chracterized by filth, grime
squalid
sordid, wretched and dirty as from neglect
stoic
indifferent
stymie
to block
supplant
to take the place of
torpid
lethargic
torque
a force that causes rotation
ubiquitous
existing everywhere at the same time
veracity
truthfulness
virulent
extremely harmful or poisonous