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47 Cards in this Set

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Candid
Completely honest; straightforward
Conjecture
Inference; guesswork
Didactic
Instructive
Insinuate
To introduce or communicate stealthily
Lucid
clear
Acumen
Quickness/Accuracy
Adroit
Dexterous/Skilled
Ascertain
To find out through investigation
Astute
Shrewd/Clever
Circumspect
Careful/Discreet
Disseminate
to scatter widely
Erudition
Deep, extensive learning
Pedantic
excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
Perspicacious
shrewd/clear-sighted
pragmatic
practical
precocious
having early intellectual aptitude
prospectus
formal proposal
rudimentary
basic
abstruse
difficult to understand
callous
emotionally hardened; unfeeling
convoluted
intricate/complex
enigma
a puzzle/mystery
inscrutable
difficult to understand; impenetrable
reticent
reserved/humble
staid
serious
arcane
known only by a few
cosmopolitan
widely sophisticated
derivative
something that comes from another source
entourage
a group of attendants or associates
esoteric
intended for only a small group
gaffe
faux pas
idiosyncrasy
characteristic of a particular group
insular
isolated
orthodox
adhering to tradition
potentate
monarch
castigate
scold/harshly criticize
censure
to issue blame
denounce
to condemn openly
relinquish
to retire from
renounce
to give up by formal announcement
vituperative
marked by abusive condemnation
circumscribe
to restrict/draw a circle around
contiguous
touching .. sharing an edge or boundary
conciliatory
appeasing
exonerate
to free from blame
incontrovertible
indisputable
litigious
prone to engage in lawsuits