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60 Cards in this Set

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Paradox
apparent contradiction
Pathos
emotion of sympathetic pity
pensive
meditative, thoughtful
philistine
crass, uninformed person
poignant
deeply affecting the feelings
prate
chatter, babble
propinquity
proximity
redress
compensate
reticent
restrained, silent
satiated
more than fully satisfied, glutted
staccato
sharp, disjointed
succinct
terse, concise
sycophant
servile, toady
tenacious
persistent
tyro
novice
vainglorious
proud, pompous
verbosity
wordiness, redundancy
virtuoso
accomplished performer
vivacity
liveliness, animation
wanton
promiscuous, loose
abominate
to hate intensely
accolade
honor, award
acrimonious
bitter, harsh, caustic
ambrosial
delicious, delightful
aplomb
self-assurance
bellicose
warlike, pugnacious
bizarre
eccentric, queer
cajole
tease, coax
charlatan
fake, imposter
consternation
bewilderment, alarm
convolution
turn, winding
daunt
frighten, dismay, intimidate
deduce
assume, infer
didactic
preachy, instruct
effete
tired, weak, decadent
emaciated
gaunt, physically wasted away
emetic
vomit inducing medicine
ethnic
relating to cultural or racial group
fallacious
deceptive, faulty, erroneous
fidelity
exactness, being faithful
germane
pertinent, related
heinous
terrible, hateful, shocking
iconoclast
attacker of ideals, radical
inane
silly, banal
injunction
command, court order
intrinsic
necessary, inherent, implied
lascivious
lewd, wanton, lustful
mendacious
false
mulct
penalty; cheat or swindle
nugatory
worthless, trifling
objurgatory
rebuke, upbraiding, chiding
ossify
harden, settle
paragon
model, type
parity
equality
peremptory
decisive, commanding
phlegmatic
sluggish, imperturable
portentous
foretelling, pompous, weighty
precocious
mentally advanced
pugnacious
quarrelsome, belligerent of nature
repertoire
area of skills