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29 Cards in this Set

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Abandon
Total lack of suppression
Abate
To decrease
Abet
To aid
Abjure
To abstain from
Commute
To change a penalty to a less severe one
Complacement
Self-satisfied
Compliant
Submissive
Concomitant
Existing concurrently
Concord
Agreement
Condole
To express sympathy
Hiatus
An interruption in space or time
Histrionics
Deliberate display of emotion for effect
Hubris
Excessive pride or self-confidence
Husband
To use sparingly
Hypocrite
One who criticizes a flaw he in fact possesses
Ignoble
Mean
Obstinate
Unreasonably persistent
Olfactory
Relating to the sense of smell
Oligarchy
A government in which a small group exercises supreme control
Onus
An obligation
Opine
To express an opinion
Opportunist
One who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end
Resplendent
Splendid
Revile
To verbally abuse
Rhetoric
The art of speaking or writing effectively
Rife
Filled with
Rostrum
An elevated platform for public speaking
Saccharine
Excessively sweet or sentimental
Sacrilegious
Showing no respect toward what is held to be sacred