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43 Cards in this Set

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boon
convivial or sociable
penuriously
in severe poverty
dullard
a stupid or unimaginative person
chaste
innocent; pure
firmament
sky
interminable
having or seeming to have no end
prodigy
extraordinary person, thing, or deed
inordinate
excessive
renown
a state of being widely acclaimed
extremity
great danger or need
poignancy
the quality of painfully affecting one's feelings
revered
regarded as worthy of great honor
scholarship
academic achievement or knowledge
stealthily
slowly and secretely
enmity
hatred or ill will
covenant
a formal, solemn, and binding agreement
attainment
accomplishment
incantation
use of spells or verbal charms as part of a magic ritual
impale
to pierce with a pointed object
avarice
greed
debar
to shut out or exclude from doing something
glean
to pick up or gather grain left on the field after the reaping
presumption
attitude or conduct that oversteps the bounds of propriety or courtesy
ominous
forboding or foreshadowing evil
prostrate
to throw oneself face downward on the ground as a gesture of humility or submission
thicket
dense growth of shrubbery or small trees
precipitous
having very steep sides
fatuous
silly, foolish
redress
to crrect or compensate for a wrong or loss
nullity
a mere nothing; insignificance
tumult
noisy confusion
sinister
singularly evil; meanacing
discourteous
impolite
contrary
unfavorable
austerity
a spiritual, morally strict act
depraved
marked by evil
munificence
great generosity
sluice
floodgate
winnow
to separate the grain from the chaff
libation
a liquid used in ceremonial drinking
appease
to make peace with through concessions
clamor
noisy shouting
demolition
act of tearing down or breaking to pieces; destruction