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60 Cards in this Set

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temper
to moderate, to soften v
sage
a wise person n
lethargic
tired, weak adj
jeopardy
danger n
mitigate
to make milder, to make less severe v
orthodox
standard, commonly accepted, conventional adj
insipid
bland, boring, tasteless adj
taciturn
quiet, saying very little adj
dogmatic
stubbornly opinionated adj
extraneous
irrelevant, extra, unnecessary adj
meander
to wander randomly v
fickle
unpredictable, capricious, whimsical adj
scrutinize
to examine closely v
ameliorate
to make better, to improve v
innocuous
harmless adj
blasphemy
disrespect towards something sacred n
esoteric
understood only by a select few adj
pretentious
pompous, self-important adj
blithe
free spirited, carefree adj
avarice
greed n
hedonistic
pleasure-seeking adj
slander
to defame, to speak maliciously of someone v
hackneyed
overused, trite banal adj
amass
to accumulate, to pile up v
fortuitous
accidental, happening by chance or luck adj
assuage
to soothe v
verbose
wordy, overly talkative adj
supercilious
haughty, arrogant adj
objective
without bias adj
revere
to worship, adore, honor v
banal
dull, ordinary, common adj
sycophant
a brown noser n
censor
to delete objectionable matter v
complacent
self-satisfied, overly confident adj
virtue
moral excellence n
solitude
the state of being alone n
tentative
temporary, not final adj
expedite
to make fater or easier v
irrational
unreasonable, unpredictable adj
intangible
not capable of being touched or felt, abstract adj
compatible
able to co-exist harmoniously adj
exhaustive
thorough, complete adj
authoritarian
one who is similar to a dictator n
redundant
unnecessary, repetitive adj
fervor
passion, zeal, great enthusiasm n
incessant
never ending, unceasing adj
ephemeral
short-lived, fleeting, transitory adj
brevity
shortness n
acclaim
praise, applause, admiration n
indolence
laziness n
extortion
getting money by threats n
adverse
unfavorable, harmful adj
dissipate
to scatter v
mendacious
dishonest adj
expedient
practical, efficient, convenient adj
indolent
lazy adj
gambol
to skip or dance around playfully v
scintillate
to sparkle or flash v
recaleitrant
resisting authority or control adj
deft
skillful adj