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85 Cards in this Set

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allocate
verb - to set aside for a special purpose
animosity
noun - open hostility
anthem
noun - hymn of praise or loyalty
assasinate
verb - to murder a public figure or head of state
automatic
adjective - independent of external influence
bedlam
noun - noise and confusion
botched
adjective - ruined through clumsiness
bygones
noun - past grievances
capacity
noun - ability to receive or hold
compromise
noun - agreement or settlement in which each sid gives somthing up
contemporary
adjective - current, modern
condone
verb - to overlook or forgive
controversial
adjective - tending to create disagreement
designate
verb - to specify or point out
electorate
noun - body of voters
elemental
adjective - basic
equitable
adjective - fair
facilitate
verb - to make easier
insolence
noun - intentionally rude, disrespectful
fiscally
adverb - relating to finance
foresee
verb - to anticipate or see before the occurrence
frantic
adjective - wild with emotion
gratifying
adjective - satisfying
hogwash
noun - nonsense
indicative
adjective - suggesting/pointing out
inflation-prone
adjective - tending toward rising prices
infraction
noun - breaking of a rule
intrigue
verb - to arouse interest
middling
adjective - of medium quality
municipal
adjective - relating to local, self-governing political unit, such as a city or town
obscure
adjective - not clearly or easily seen or understood
particulars
noun - specific facts
provocative
adjective - tending to cause anger
prudent
adjective - demonstrating sound judgement
ramparts
noun - wall-like ridge of earth built for protection or defense
rational
adjective - sane/reasonable
raucous
adjective - loud or harsh
stead
noun - place
steadfast
adjective - firm, unmoving
tension
noun - underlying hostility or strain
tenure
noun - holding a job permanently
vigilant
adjective - watchful, careful
exempt
adjective - excused or freed from obligation
recurring
verb - repeating or happening over and over
garner
verb- to collect, accumulate,
store up items
inevitable
adjective - unavoidable, sure to happen
perserverance
noun - steadfast, continuing dispite difficulties
artifacts
noun - objects from another time period
resilient
adjective - ability to quickly recover from a shock,
depression, or sickness
fragments
noun - small, broken off parts
deport
verb - to remove forcibly to antoher country
tolerance
noun - willingness, ability to accept others
ceased
verb - stopped, ended
propoganda
noun - an organized program of publicity intending to get the public to believe something that is not necissarily true. Biased information to influence others
skirmish
noun - unplanned, short periods of fighting
reisistence
noun - the act of not complying with or resisting authority
exclude
verb - to shut or keep out (a person from a group
invigorating
verb - giving one/someone/you energy
barrack
noun - soldier's housing or housing of war prisoners
remnants
noun - left over, small quantity of something
aghast
adjective - filled with shock or dismay
dignity
noun - the state of being worthy of respect or honor
genocide
noun - planned, purposeful extermination of an entire race, religous group, etc.
cisterns
noun - large containers for holding liquid (water)
indignantly
adverb - disrespectfully
triumphantly
adverb - victoriously
summon
verb - to call together, to order someone
profound
adjective - deep, significant in meaning
emblem
noun - visible symbol of an item, idea, or class of people
regime
noun - a form of government or rule
dawdle
verb - to waste time
tentatively
adverb - hesitant, uncertain
negligent
adjective - careless
serene
adjective - calm, tranquil
indolently
adverb - lazily, sluggishly
exuberant
adjective - extreme, full of life
clench
verb - to close tightly (a fist or teeth
swaggering
andjective - self-assured, boastful
renounce
verb - to refuse to acknoledge, abandon
solemnly
adverb - seriously
deprive
verb - to withhold or prevent from possesing
incredulosly
adverb - disbelief, unwillingness to accept what is true
commence
verb - to start; to make a beginning
poise
verb - to be balanced
cynically
adverb - pessimistically, skeptically, negatively