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30 Cards in this Set

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Jingoist
extremely aggressive militant patriot
Jocose
given to joking
Juggernaut
irresistible crushing force
Junket
trip by official at company/public expense
Junta
group joined in political intrigue
Jurisprudence
study of law
Ken
range of knowledge
Kismet
fate
Knell
tolling of bell
Labile
likely to change, unstable
Lachrymose
producing tears
LACONIC
brief and to the point
Lancet
tool for making incisions
Languor
depression
Largess
generous gift
LASSITUDE
weariness
Legerdemain
sleight of hand
Leonine
like a lion
Lexicographer
compiler of a dictionary
Libertine
morally corrupt person
Lien
legal claim on property
Ligneous
resembling wood
Lilliputian
extremely small
Limn
draw, outline
Limpid
clear
Lineaments
features, esp of face
Lithe
flexible, supple
Litotes
understatement for emphasis
Lugubrious
mournful
Macerate
soften by soaking