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60 Cards in this Set

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accrue
accumulate, grow
annotation
critical or explanatory note
bedlam
commotion, chaos
covert
hidden, hiding place
debonair
suave, urbane
dun
pester, nag, harass
efficacious
effective, efficient
equanimity
tranqulity, calmness
fortuitious
accidental, lucky
gist
main point
gratuitous
voluntary, uncalled for
imperious
arrogant, doverbearing
invective
abusive language, abusive
motely
variety
munificent
generous, lavish
procrastinate
delay
provocative
stimulating, irritating
recondite
profound, exceedingly ordinary knowledge, difficult
reprobate
scoundrel, or immoral
sedentary
seated, stationary
absetmious
moderate, abstinence
censurable
blameworthy
contingent
dependent
corroborate
confirm
denizen
resident, citizen
discursive
nomadic
disseminate
disperse, scatter
dowdy
tacky, shabby
florid
flamboyant, showy, flowery
foist
pass off, "fraud"
gauche
awkward
heresy
unorthodox
inculcate
instill, brainwash, impress upon the mind
palpable
tangible
perceptive
insightful, observant
pernicious
deadly, harmful
salient
noticible, prominent; a bulge or land form
satiate
to satisfy completely, satisfied
sear
char, singe
specious
deceptively plausible, not valid, not genuine
absolve
exonerate, clear from blame
caricature
cartoon, parody
clangor
a loud ringing sound, to make such a noise
contiguous
adjacent, near, touching
cupidity
greed, avarice
deleterious
harmful, injurious
enhance
improve, heighten
enthrall
captivate, fascinate
extenuate
moderate, mitigate, diminish, downplay
implicity
implied, inferred
incisive
acute, cutting, sharp
ostentatious
showy, flashy
paragon
a model of excellence
paraphrase
restate, rephrase
politic
tactful
prosaic
dull
redundant
extra, repetitive
sanctimonious
heartfelt,hypocritcally moralistic
scintillating
sparkiling, lively
winsome
charming, attracting