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24 Cards in this Set

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Pundit (n)
A learned person
Imperiousness (adj)
Arrogance, hautiness
Rapacious (adj)
Greedy, ravenous
Ostentatious (adj)
Placid (adj)
Calm or quiet
Arabesque (n)
An intricate or elaborate pattern or design
Dirge (n)
A funeral hymn or lament
Emollient (n)
Softening and soothing, especially to skin
Dynamo (n)
A generator, especially one for generating direct current
Misanthrope (n)
One who hates or mistrusts humankind
Implacable (adj)
Impossible to appease.
Perfidious (adj)
Elegy (n)
A poem, especially composed as a lament for a deceased person.
Curmudgeon (n)
An ill-tempered person full of resentment and stubborn notions.
Xenophone (n)
A person fearful of strangers
Miscreant (n)
An evildoer or villian.
Raconteur (n)
One who tells stories and anecdotes with skill.
Sextant (n)
A navigational instrument used to determine latitude and longitude from the stars.
Levee (n)
An embankment raised to prevent a river from overflowing.
Cordon (n)
A line of people stationed around an area to guard it.
Mercurial (adj)
Quick and changable in temperment.
Conviviality (n)
A convivial spirit or humor; festivity.
Limn (v)
To describe
Stint (v)
To restrict or limit