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33 Cards in this Set

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acumen
keen accurate judgment or insight
aver
to state as a fact, to declare or assert
dissemble
to disguise or conceal to mislead
evanescent
tending to dissapperar like vapor
fortuitous
happening by accident or chance
germane
relevant to the subject at hand
grandiloquence
pompous speecj
hackneyed
rendered trite or commonplace by frequent usage
halcyon
calm and peaceful
hedonism
devotion to pleasurable pursuits
hegemony
the consistent dominance of one state or ideology over others
idolatrous
given to intense or excessive devotion to something
impasive
revealing no emotion
impertubable
marked by extreme calm
impunity
n. immunity from punishment or penalty
inchoate
in an initial stage, not fully formed
infelicitous
unfortunate, inappropriate
mendacity
the condition of being untruthful dishonesty
obdurate
unyielding
penury
poverty, destitution
pine
to yearn intensely
pirate
to illegally use or reproduce
pith
essential or central part
pithy
precise and brief
platitude
superficial remark
polemical
controversial, argumentative
querulous
prone to complaining or grumbling
rancorous
characterized by bitter long lasting resentment
salubrious
promoting health or well being
specious
seemingly true but actually fallacious or misleading
spurious
lacking authenticity
surfeit
overabundance
tenous
having little substance or strength