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50 Cards in this Set

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acquiesce
agree, consent, accept
altercation
quarrel, bitter argument, angry dispute
anathema
a thing accursed, despised, detested
bestial
brutal, vile, cruel and violent
cavil
find fault, quibble, carp
clairvoyant
discerning, perceptive, beyond the ordinary
compunction
pity, remorse, scruple
copious
abundant, plentiful, ample
covert
secret, hidden, surreptitious
dormant
sleeping, inactive, quiescent
efficacy
capacity to accomplish some desired end, effectiveness
emulous
imitative, desirous of rivaling
ensconce
securely settled, firmly established
entreaty
a petition, earnest request
equivocate
lies cunningly, speaks ambiguously with the intention of misleading
factitious
made up, not genuine, artificial
flagitious
openly wicked, flagrant, shameless
forensic
argumentative, debating, full of disputations
fulsome
exaggerated, excessive, gross
homogeneous
similair, alike, uniform
impecunious
poor, penniless, unprosperous
inadvertent
unintentional, careless, heedless
indigent
poverty-stricken, needy, destitute
iniquitous
evil, wicked, sinful
inveterate
deep-seated, long established, habituated
languid
drooping, dull, limp
machination
plot, scheme, wile
mollify
soothe, appease, pacify
neophyte
newcomer, beginner, novice
noisome
offensive, foul, noxious
obtuse
slow, stupid, imperceptive
opprobrious
shameful, disgraceful,infamous
parody
humorous imitation, caricature, travesty
peruse
read with care, study, scrutinize
pithy
concise, terse, yet full of meaning
preponderate
is strongest, is most important, predominates
quandary
an uncertainty, puzzlement, dilemma
recant
renounced their former beliefs
redolent
sweetly smelling of, fragrant with, associated in our minds with
ribald
coarse, vulgar, offensive
sapient
wise, sage, sagacious
sinuous
winding, meandering,serpentine
sophistry
false argument, appealing but fallacious reasoning
splenetic
bitter, complaining, irritable
succor
aid, relief, assistance
upbraid
scold, reproach, chide
Vicissitude
changes, variations, altercations
vociferous
loud, emphatic, clamorous
demure
modest, sedate, decorous
machination
plots,schemes, wiles