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19 Cards in this Set

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adroit
dexterous; deft
herculean
displaying super human strength or power
trundled
a small wheel or roller, the motion of noise or rolling
porte-cochere
a carriage entrance leading through a building or a wall into an inner courtyard
camphor
an aromatic crystalline compound from the wood/leaves of camphor tree
marquises
a nobleman ranking below a duke and above an earl or a count
esplanade
a flat open stretch of pavement or grass, especially one designed as a promenade along a shore
beldame
an old woman, especially if she's ugly
truncated
to shorten by or as if by cutting off
precipice
the brink of a dangerous or disastrous situation
penitent
felling or expressing remorse for one's sins
ethereal
characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible
bourgeois
a person whose attitudes and behavior are middle class
consternation
fear resulting from the awareness of danger
harangues
a long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering
diminuitiveness
extremely small in size; tiny
enigma
one that is puzzling, ambiguous, or inexplicable
mendicant
depending on alms for a living; practicing begging
habituates
to accustom by frequent repetition or prolonged exposure