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21 Cards in this Set

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frugal
prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful
florid
colorful; highly decorated
demagogue
a person, esp. an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.
empathetic
sensitive
condescending
looking down upon
accentuate
to stress or put accent on
impute
to attribute or ascribe
acrid
sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent; irritating to the eyes, nose, etc.
lobbyist
a person who tries to influence legislation on behalf of a special interest
emulate
immitate
cadaverous
looking deadly ill
haughty
arrogant
benevolent
desiring to help others; charitable
lurid
gruesome; horrible; revolting
circuitous
roundabout; not direct
retrench
to cut down, reduce, or diminish
aggrandize
to widen in scope; increase in size or intensity; enlarge; extend.
choleric
easily made angry
ephemeral
lasting a very short time; short-lived
evanescent
vanishing; fading away; fleeting
intercede
come between