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36 Cards in this Set

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surfeit
an overabundant supply; excess; to feed or supply to excess
specious
seemingly true, but actually being fallacious; misleadingly attractive; plausible but false
solvent
able to meet financial obligations; able to dissolve another substance
salubrious
promoting health or well being
rescind
to invalidate, to repeal, to retract
polemical
controversial, argumentative
pedantic
the parading of learning; excessive attention to minutiae and formal rules
opprobrium
disgrace, contempt scorn
obsequious
exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
misanthrope
one who hates all other humans
mendacity
dishonesty
infelicitous
unfortunate, inappropriate
inchoate
an initial stage, not fully formed
implacable
not capable of being appeased or significantly changed
hegemony
consistent dominance of one state or ideology over others
hegemony
consistent dominance of one state or ideology over others
halcyon
calm and peaceful
redoubtable
awe inspiring, worthy of honor
odious
evoking intense aversion or dislike
inveigle
to obtain by deception or flattery
incipient
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
elegy
mournful poem
demur
to question or appose
dearth
smallness of quantity or number, scarcity
culpable
deserving blame.
contrite
regretful, penitent
truculent
fierce and cruel, eager to fight
stymie
to block or thwart
relegate
to forcibly assign to a lower position
prescience
knowledge of events before they occur
persipacious
acutely perceptive, having keen discernement
fulminate
to attack loudly or denounce
ingenuous
artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication
exulpate
to clear of blame
chicanery
trickery
approbation
an expression of approval or praise