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23 Cards in this Set

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brittle
breakable, fragile, easily damaged
apprehend
to seize, arrest, take into custody
revere
to honor, to regard with respect
belligerent
quarelsome, exhibiting assertiveness
bemuse
to confuse or bewilder
complacency
the state of being self-satisfied
derision
scoffing at, ridicule, mockery
imperious
extremely overbearing
indignation
anger as a result of something unjust
juncture
a point of joining
ominious
threatening
mollify
to soothe or appease
monotony
sameness
morose
being sullen or gloomy
mottled
marked with spots of different colors
pugnacious
looking for a fight, combative
plaintive
mournful and expressing sorrow
relish
to take great pleasure and delight in
reprehensible
deserving blame or reprimand
scuttle
to sink (usually a ship)
slough
to cast off
stilted
artificially formal, stiff
wispy
small in amount