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18 Cards in this Set

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Paragon
a model of excellence
Ransack
to search closely and carefully, to turn upside down
Patronizing
to act superior toward, to adopt an air of condescension
Rebuke
to criticize sharply, reprimand, berate
Ominous
threatening evil or disaster, inauspicious
Perfunctory
done in a routine manner
Nuance
a subtle distinction or shade of difference
Predilection
a liking or preference for something
Mercurial
rapid and unpredictable changes in mood
Rectitude
great integrity, morla uprightness, honesty
Precipitous
acting with undue haste
Ostentatious
fond of conspicuous display, pompous, pretentious
Paramount
of supremem importance
Polemic
involving a dispute, very argumentative
Quixotic
idealistic in an impractical way
Milestone
a significant or important turning point
Raucous
harsh, jarring sound, blaring
Munificent
very generous