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48 Cards in this Set

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Candor
frankness - Noun
Dextrous
skillfull - Adj
Vindictive
disposed to seek revenge - Adj
Plaintive
expressing sorrow - Adj
Acrimoniously
with sharpness in tone - Adj
Inherent
essential characteristic - Adj
Precarious
unstable; on the brink of danger - Adj
Inveterate
firmly established; stable - Adj
Phlegmatic
slow in temperament - Adj
Insidious
spreading subtly or stealthily - Adj
Unscrupulous
unprincipled - Adj
Assuage
to end in a satisfying way - Verb
Blase
apathetic - Adj (accent mark appears over the e in blase)
Vex
to annoy, bother, or distress - Verb
Caprice
a sudden impulse; whim - Noun
Supercilious
feeling or showing haughty disdain - Adj
Acquiese
to accept passively - Verb
Cacophony
harsh sound - Noun
Volatile
explosive - Adj
Tantamount
equivalent in value or effect - Adj
Encumber
burden - Verb
Illustrious
well-known and distinguished - Adj
Quixotic
idealistic without regards to practicality - Adj
Impetuous
impulsive and passionate - Adj
Zeitgeist
the spirit of a time or era - Noun
Harbinger
one that indicates or foreshadows what is to come - Noun
Duped
to have been tricked - Verb
Platitude
a trite expression - Noun
Morosely
gloomy; sullenly melancholy - Adverb
Ingratiate
to establish oneself in the favor of others - Verb
Anemic
lacking vitality - Adj
Profusion
outstanding in quantity - Noun
Zeal
enthusiastic in devotion to an idea or goal - Noun
Beseeching
begging urgently - Verb
Unkempt
deficient in neatness or order - Adj
Syntax
word order in sentences in phrases - Noun
Petulant
rude in speech or behavior - Adj
Paradox
a seeming contradiction that may nonetheless be true - Noun
Omnipotent
having unlimited or universal power or vision - Adj
Exodus
a departure of a large number of people - Noun
Narcissist
one who has excessive love for oneself - Noun
Innocuous
harmless - Adj
Credo
a brief authoritative formula of religious or moral belief - Noun
Haggard
appearing worn and exhausted - Adj
Tacit
silent - Adj
Meritorious
deserving honor - Adj
Antithesis
a strong and direct contrast - Noun
Dualistic
that which contains two opposing concepts - Adj