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78 Cards in this Set

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rescind
to end formally
incur
to take upon oneself (usually bad)
procure
to acquire from effort
recur
to happen repeatedly
recalcitrant
troublesome towards authority
reactionary
extreme conservative
presumptive
probable
elusive
dreamlike
substantial
having material
conventional
customary
propitious
favorable
emblazon
to inscribe
negate
to make invalid
evasive
ambiguous
facility
easiness
acuity
intelligence
equanimity
not easily agitated
obstinacy
the state of being stubborn
antipathy
strong feeling of dislike
surfeit
to supply beyond excess
impede
to hinder process
paucity
smallness in number
enervate
to weaken
deluge
a great flood
effrontery
brazen boldness
capricious
unpredictable
whimsy
odd/fanciful idea
adherence
the sticking together of
coherence
consistency
convention
conformability
implement
a mechanical device
scrupulous
w/ attention to every detail
reverie
a daydream
junket
a journey (lengthy)
jaunt
a short pleasant trip
omniscient
having total knowledge
remorse
regretful
inflame
to arouse a passionate feeling
enrapture
to fill w/ delight
elated
extremely happy
temerity
foolhardy disregard of danger
insensate
lacking awareness
impalpable
intangible
endemic
prevalent in a certain region
divisive
creating discord
reiterate
to state again
belie
misrepresent
exonerate
to free from blame
travesty
mockery in a literary work
incessant
continuing w/o interruption
demise
death/termination
heed
to pay attention to
pinion
wing of bird
assail
to attack w/ bad words
entreaty
a plea
tousle
to mess up
harry
to annoy
beleaguer
to harass
despondent
feeling of hopelessness
menace
a threat
sinecure
position w/ high pay but little work
languish
to conquer in a battle
malign
to speak evil of
spurious
not genuine
corral
an enclosure for livestock
demagogue
a political agitator
miscreant
villain
altruism
selflessness
sanguine
color of blood
degenerate
lower in quality
diffident
shy/timid
meticulous
extremely precise
precipice
an overhanging rock
scrutiny
a close/careful examination
subtle
not obvious
tackless
inconsiderate
merriment
high-spirited fun
gallantry
courage