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51 Cards in this Set

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brevity
the quality or state of being brief in duration
expedient
appropriate to a purpose; convient; speedy
transient
passing quickly in time or space
augment
to make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity; to supplement
bolster
to hearten, support or prop up
burgeon
to grow and flourish
copious
plentiful; having a large quantity
distned
to swell out or expand from pressure, as when overly full
grandiose
great in scope or intent; grand
prodigious
enormous
profundity
great depth of intellect, feeling, or meaning
redouble
to make twice as great; to double
scintillating
brilliant
averse
strongly disinclined
conspicuous
easy to notice; obvious
demure
modest and reserved
diffidence
timidity or shyness
docile
submissice to intruction; willing to be taught
innocuous
having no adverse effect; harmless
placid
calm or quiet; undisturbed
quiescent
quiet, still, or at rest; in active
concord
agreement
concur
to agree
dogmatic
stubbornly attached to insufficiently proven beliefs
fastidious
carefully attentive to detail; difficult to please
intransigence
refusal to moderate a position or to compromise
jocular
characterized by or given to joking
menticulous
extremely careful and precise
affable
easy going; friendly
alacrity
promtness in response; cheerful readiness; eaerness
amiable
friendly; agreeable; good-natured
benign
kind and gentle
sanguine
cheerfully confident; optimistic
belligerent
eager to fight; hostile or agressive
byzantine
extremely complicated or devious
cantankerous
ill-tempered and quarrelsome; disagreeable
contentious
qurrelesome
deleterious
having a harmful effect
exacerbate
to increase the severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate
flippant
disrespectfully humorous or casual
insolent
insulting in manner or speech
nefarious
flagrantly wicked; vicious
pernicious
extremely or irrevocably harmful; deadly
rancorous
marked by bitter, deep-seated ill-wit
repugnant
arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive
tawdry
gaudy and cheap
arboreal
relating to or resembling a tree or trees
invocation
a call (usually upon a higher power) for assistence, support or inspiration
stratify
to layer or seperate into layers
variegated
having streaks, marks, or patches of different color or colors; varicolored
verdant
green with vegetation