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20 Cards in this Set

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undermine v.
To subvert in an underhand way.
grindstone n.
A flat circular stone, used for sharpening tools.
epic n.
A poem celebrating in formal verse the mythical achievements of great personages, heroes, etc.
unbecoming adj.
Unsuited to the wearer, place, or surroundings.
quarrelsome adj.
vortex n.
A mass of rotating or whirling fluid, especially when sucked spirally toward the center.
ulterior adj.
Not so pertinent as something else to the matter spoken of.
abeyance n.
A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
antiphony n.
An anthem or other composition sung responsively.
Scriptural adj.
Pertaining to, contained in, or warranted by the Holy Scriptures.
minion n.
A servile favorite.
levity n.
obviate v.
To clear away or provide for, as an objection or difficulty.
bowler n.
In cricket, the player who delivers the ball.
flippant adj.
Having a light, pert, trifling disposition.
peccable adj.
Capable of sinning.
sapiential adj.
Possessing wisdom.
momentum n.
An impetus.
proscenium n.
That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra.
abrogate v.
To abolish, repeal.