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31 Cards in this Set

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looking backward
retrospective
a chamber for burial
sepulcher
1) appropriate social behavior 2) stiff formality
decorum
sacredness
sanctity
perpetual
perennial
cheerful; carefree
blithe
conceit; self-importance
egotism
inspiration; guiding spirit
muse
someone or some institution that is entrusted with responsibility or safekeeping, but not ownership, of another’s property
trustee
native; from earliest times
aboriginal
capable of being estimated or calculated
calculable
disrespect; undutifulness; lack of reverence
impiety
disbelief in the existence of God
atheism
to perceive clearly
discern
effort to promote human welfare
philanthropy
cleverness; resourcefulness
ingenuity
apparently contradictory or absurd
paradox
uselessness
futility
to replace as an improvement
supersede
to counteract; make an enemy of
antagonize
shameful
ignonimous
immense
stupendous
fundamental
elemental
to cause to break down
decompose
to cancel
annul
capable of being counted
enumerable
belonging to a particular sect
sectarian
ambition
aspiration
to deprive of some possession
dispossess
to tease by keeping something out of reach
tantalize
a spiral or circular motion
gyre