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19 Cards in this Set

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juncture
a point of time; a crisis
junket
a pleasure trip; an excursion
junta
a small group ruling a country
jurisprudence
science of law
juxtapose
to place side by side
ken
range of knowledge
kismet
destiny; fate
kleptomania
a compulsion to steal
knave
tricky, deceitful person
knell
the sound made by a bell rung slowly for a death or funeral
knuckle
to yield; to apply oneself vigorously
laity
religious worshipers who are not clergy
lambent
softly bright or radiant; running or moving lightly over a surface
lampoon
a sharp, often harmful satire
languid
sluggish; drooping from weakness
languish
to become weak or feeble
lank
long and slender
lapidary
a dealer in precious stones
larceny
theft