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132 Cards in this Set

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jeer
to make fun of
jest
to joke
parody
a humerours immitation
recreation
something done for fun, a hobby or game
skit
a short comic scene
adjunct
an accessory, something added on
coalesce
to come together
congeal
an agreement
contiguos
lying side-by-side
fission
to split apart
fusion
joining together
integrate
bring together and make whole
juxtapose
to place side by side
pact
a formal agreement between two countries;a bargain
rendzvous
a meeting, usually secret
abdicate
to hive up power (ab)
accord
to be in agreement
allege
to declare something is true without proof
asses
to evaluate or determine the worth of
condone
to forgive or disregard an offense
conventional
traditional, ordinary (con+vent)
counsel
to advise
debunk
to prove false
decree
an order or command
inquiry
a request for information (in)
ratify
to approve, usually a law
sustain
to support
ambiguous
unclear
amorphous
without shape(a+morph+ous)
itinerant
nomadic, constantly moving
kinetic
moving
obscure
hidden or dark, hard to see (ob)
remote
far away, distant ( remote control)
writhe
to twist
egress
exit
epoch
period of time
intangible
not able to be touched or sensed (in+tang+ible)
polymorphous
having many shapes(poly+morph+ous)
prolific
fertile very productive(pro)
scull
a small rowboat or an oar for a rowboat
sporadic
having no pattern or order
surrogate
a substitute
variegated
having many parts or colors
akin
related to or alike
amiable
friendly, good-natured (able)
congenial
agreeable (con+gen)
equivalent
equal (equi)
extol
to prase (ex0
placate
to quiet down, appease (plac)
altruistic
doing good for others
aspirant
someone reaching for something (aspirations)
astute
sharp, shrewd
benevolence
goodness (bene)
animosity
hostile (anim+ity)
debilitating
weakening harmful (de)
aspirant
someone reaching for something (aspirations)
astute
sharp, shrewd
benevolence
goodness (bene)
animosity
hostile (anim+ity)
debilitating
weakening harmful (de)
deficient
lacking an essential part (de)
insolent
disrespectful, rude (in)
irate
enraged
notorious
known widley and unfavorable
profane
to abuse or put to ill use
recalcitrant
disobedient, stubborn
worlock
a male witch
aloof
keeping a distance
banal
unoriginal and boring
billigerent
hostile, warlike (bell)
browbeat
to intimidate
choleric
irratable
garrulous
oerly talkative (ous)
incompetent
not able to do something properly (in)
insipid
lacking interest, dull, boring
ostentatious
showy, pretentious (ous)
pedantic
overly scholarly, boring
pugnacious
hostlie (ous)
ravenous
extremely hungry (ous)
sanctimonious
acting morally superior, holier-than-thou (ous)
abyss
a deep narrow pit
barrage
a flood
brig
the prison of a ship
hovel
a shack
indictment
the situation of having been charged with a crime (dic)
quiver
a portable container for arrows
plight
a bad situation, a predicament
rue
to regret
adverse
unfavorable, opposed, going agianst, (ad+verse)
aggravate
to make worse
assailable
vulnerable (able)
corpulent
excessively overweight
founder
to sink (a boat founders)
impasse
a deadlock, a point at which one can go no further (im)
incumbent
someone who is currently holding a political position
insinuation
a sneaky suggestion of something bad
mar
to spoil, to mark
null
zero value ("null and void")
repudiate
to put down, to renounce
ruse
a clever trick
sedate
to calm, especially by use of a drug
slander
a false and mean-spirited statement meant to injure someone
superfluous
more than what is required or needed (super+ous)
benign
harmless ( bene)
exuisite
beatifully made or designed
immaculate
perfectly clean, free from dirt or stain (im)
robust
healthy
clarity
clearness
deft
skillfull
meticulous
careful, paying attention to details (ous)
pious
deeply religious (ous)
illuminate
to ligt up or make clear
imply
to express indirectly
lamnt
to express grief for, mourn
reminiscence
a memory, the act of recalling the past (re)
dormant
temporarily inactive, asleep
aradicate
to erase or get rid of
excavate
to dig up(ex)
fundamental
an essential part, basic
innaye
possessed at birth, not learned (in+nat)
merge
to blend together
adept
very skilled
facet
an aspect of something
ingenuity
innovation, creativity (in+gen+ity)
inscribe
to write or etch words on or into a surface (in+scrib)
novice
a beginner (nov)
procure
to obtain
tenacious
holding firmly, especially to a belief, stubborn (ten+ac+ous)
toil
har work, or to work hard
vend
to sell
vigor
strength, energy
wane
to decrease in size or strength