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15 Cards in this Set

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Conflagration p. 21
A destructive fire, usually an extensive one
Invectives p. 30
Denunciatory or abusive language or abusive expression
Antechambers p. 34
A smaller room serving as an entryway into a larger room
Interspersed p. 35
To distribute among other things at intervals
Harangued p. 38
A scolding or a long or intense verbal attack; diatribe
Colic p. 39
A paroxysm of acute abdominal pain localized in a hollow organ and often caused by spasm, obstruction, or twisting
Lulled p. 40
To cause to sleep or rest; soothe or calm
Veritable p. 44
Being truly so called; real or genuine
Pittance p. 48
A small amount or share
Infirmary p. 51
A place for the care of the infirm, sick, or injured; hospital or facility serving as a hospital
Imprudent p. 54
Unwise, indiscreet, ill-advised
Benediction p. 67
An utterance of good wishes
Dysentery p. 78
An infectious disease marked by inflammation and ulceration of the lower part of the bowels
Automatons p. 85
A self-operating machine or mechanism, especially a robot
Sustain p. 85
To support, hold, or bear up from below; bear the weight of, as a structure