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22 Cards in this Set

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de'lineate
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially (v.)
'hallow
to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere (v.)
e'mend
to correct; to alter to serve a new or different purpose (v.)
'figment
a fabrication of the mind, an arbitrary notion (n.)
'fiat
an arbitrary order or decree; a command or act of will or consciousness (n.)
eso'teric
intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret (adj.)
a'cuity
sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses) (n.)
'garner
to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away, as for future use (v.)
'fecund
fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive (adj.)
'enervate
to weaken, lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of, enfeeble, hamstring
de'praved
brought to a state of evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles (adj.)
mun'dane
earthly, wordy, relating to practical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary (adj.)
'penchant
a strong attraction or inclination (n.)
u'biquitous
present or existing everywhere (adj.)
re'puted
according to reputation or general belief, having widespread acceptance and good reputation; (adj.)
(part.) alleged
male'diction
a curse, expression of hatred and condemnation (n.)
over'weening
conceited, presumptuous, excessive, immoderate (adj.)
'sophistry
reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound; a fallacy (n.)
'nuance
a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference (n.)
'sumptuous
costly, rich, magnificent (adj.)
'ignominy
shame and disgrace (n.)
idio'syncrasy
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify (n.)