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19 Cards in this Set

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Alacrity
NOUN: cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action
Alleviate
VERB: to relieve, make more bearable
Antithesis
NOUN: the direct opposite; a sharp contrast
Appall
VERB: to fill with dismay or horror
Disparage
VERB: to belittle, speak slightingly of; to undervalue
Dissonant
ADJ: Not in harmony; disagreeing, at odds
Droll
ADJ: amusingly odd
Edict
NOUN: an order issued by someone in authority
Elucidate
VERB: to clarify, explain
Laud
VERB: to praise
Loll
VERB: to act in a lazy manner, lounge; to recline, droop
Loquacious
ADJ: talkative, wordy; fond of talking
Magnanimous
ADJ: generous in forgiving, above small meannesses
Mandatory
ADJ: required, obligatory
Nondescript
ADJ: ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified
Phlegmatic
ADJ: slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional
Rescind
VERB: to repeal, cancel
Vivacious
ADJ: lively, sprightly, full of energy
Whet
VERB: to sharpen, make keen or eager