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30 Cards in this Set

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to be enlivened; invigoration; stimulation
to feel sorrowed over; repented of; regreted bitterly
of great weight; heavy; massive
a tract or area of wet, swampy ground; bog; marsh.
2. ground of this kind, as wet, slimy soil of some depth or deep mud.
to plunge and fix in mire; cause to stick fast in mire.
not penetrable; that cannot be penetrated, pierced, entered, etc
to pass or move over, along, or through.
anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil.
desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance.
to irritate; annoy; provoke: His noisy neighbors often vexed him.
2. to torment; trouble; distress; plague; worry: Lack of money vexes many.
3. to discuss or debate (a subject, question, etc.) with vigor or at great length: to vex a question endlessly without agreeing.
4. to disturb by motion; stir up; toss about.
5. to afflict with physical pain.
likely to occur at any moment; impending: Her death is imminent.
2. projecting or leaning forward; overhanging.
. the act of vexing.
2. the state of being vexed; irritation; annoyance: vexation at missing the bus.
3. something that vexes; a cause of annoyance; nuisance: Rush-hour traffic is a daily vexation.
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
2. to take away from by cheating or deceiving (usually fol. by of): to be beguiled of money.
3. to charm or divert: a multitude of attractions to beguile the tourist.
4. to pass (time) pleasantly: beguiling the long afternoon with a good book
good breeding or refinement.
2. affected or pretentious politeness or elegance.
3. the status of belonging to polite society.
4. members of polite society collectively.
having a rank, unpleasant, stale smell or taste, as through decomposition, esp. of fats or oils: rancid butter.
2. (of an odor or taste) rank, unpleasant, and stale: a rancid smell.
3. offensive or nasty; disagreeable.
having the same measure; of equal extent or duration.
2. corresponding in amount, magnitude, or degree: Your paycheck should be commensurate with the amount of time worked.
3. proportionate; adequate.
4. having a common measure; commensurable.
to stop the flow of (a liquid, esp. blood).
2. to stop the flow of blood or other liquid from (a wound, leak, etc.).
3. check, allay, or extinguish.
free from guile; sincere; honest; straightforward; frank.
full of fear; fearful: The noise made them timorous.
2. subject to fear; timid.
3. characterized by or indicating fear: a timorous whisper.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or behaving in the manner of a person who swaggers.
the act of conniving.
2. Law.
a. tacit encouragement or assent (without participation) to wrongdoing by another.
b. the consent by a person to a spouse's conduct, esp. adultery, that is later made the basis of a divorce proceeding or other complaint. Also,con•niv'ence.
1. to give the meaning or intention of; explain; interpret.
2. to deduce by inference or interpretation; infer: He construed her intentions from her gestures.
3. to translate, esp. orally.
4. to analyze the syntax of; to rehearse the applicable grammatical rules of: to construe a sentence.
5. to arrange or combine (words, phrases, etc.) syntactically.
to withdraw or disavow (a statement, opinion, etc.), esp. formally; retract
1. to bear witness to; certify; declare to be correct, true, or genuine; declare the truth of, in words or writing, esp. affirm in an official capacity: to attest the truth of a statement.
2. to give proof or evidence of; manifest: His works attest his industry.
3. to put on oath.
keenly watchful to detect danger; wary: a vigilant sentry.
2. ever awake and alert; sleeplessly watchful.
having a certain inclination or disposition; inclined (usually fol. by to or an infinitive): a man disposed to like others.
1. given to whimsy or fanciful notions; capricious: a pixyish, whimsical fellow.
2. of the nature of or proceeding from whimsy, as thoughts or actions: Her writing showed whimsical notions of human behavior.
3. erratic; unpredictable: He was too whimsical with regard to his work
1. carefree and joyous: They had a rollicking good time.
2. swaggering; boisterous.
to evade (work, duty, responsibility, etc.).
full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, devoted, or diligent
1. a person who is especially competent to pass critical judgments in an art, particularly one of the fine arts, or in matters of taste: a connoisseur of modern art.
2. a discerning judge of the best in any field: a connoisseur of horses.