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45 Cards in this Set

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Preeminence
having superiority above all others
Edifying
instructive
Retrenchment
reduction
Brash
outspoken, aggressively self-assertive
Licentiousness
a lack of morale restraint
Callous
cold hearted
Didactic
intended to instruct
Unequivocal
clear, unambiguous
Tenuous
loose or flimsy character
Indigence
poverty
Indignent
disbelieving usually in an offended kind of way
Implacable
impossible to appease
Phlegmatic
unemotional
Churlish
rude, sulky, normally childish
Laconic
brief
Raiment
clothing
Reticence
silent or restrained in expression
Coddled
to pamper
Bellicose
warlike or hostile
Tacit
silent, normally referring to an agreement
Insolent
not following directions
Irresolute
indecisive
Antipodes
direct opposites
Bifurcations
a literal splitting in two
Dichotomies
a figurative division into two
Filial
being a child
Lugubrious
mournful, gloomy
Bucolic
rural, pastoral
Curative
a remedy
Vector
course of direction
Gaudy
showy in a tasteless manner
Ineffable
cannot be uttered or described
Incorrigible
incapable of being reformer, very negative
Engendered
produced
Discursive
rambling
Prolific
producing a great quantity of something
Lassitude
weariness
Morose
sullen and ill-tempered
Circuitous
indirect
Euphoric
very hapy
Impetuous
acting on sudden impulse
Innocuous
harmless
Effusive
"gushy" emotional praise
Ascetic
a person who practices strict self-denial
Dilettante
amature