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23 Cards in this Set

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exonerate v
to remove blame
fallacy n
an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief
furtive adj
marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious
gregarious adj
sociable; outgoing; enjoying the company of other people
harangue v
to deliver a pompous speech or tirade
heretical adj
violating accepted dogma or convention
impecunious adj
lacking funds; without money
incipient adj
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
inert adj
unmoving; lethargic; sluggish
innocuous adj
harmless; causing no damage
intransigent adj
refusing to compromise
inveigle v
to obtain by deception or flattery
morose adj
sad; sullen; melancholy
odious adj
evoking intense aversion or dislike
opaque adj
impenetrable by light; not reflecting light
peruse v
to examine with great care
preen v
to dress up; to primp; to groom oneself with elaborate care
prodigious adj
abundant in size, force, or extent; extraordinary
putrefy v
to rot; to decay and give off a foul odor
quaff v
to drink deeply
sanction n
authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance
urbane adj
sophisticated; refined; elegant
viscous adj
thick; sticky