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52 Cards in this Set

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Alleviate
make less severe
Amalgam
mixture
Astute
wise; mentally sharp
Autonomous
self-governing
Belied
contradicted; To picture falsely; misrepresent:
Callousness
cruelty; unfeeling behavior
Circumstantial
accidental; indirect (as in circumstantial evidence)
Corroborated
supported; given supporting evidence
Credulity
belief
Debilitated
weakened
Deliberation
careful thought
Denuded
stripped
Derided
mocked
Despoiled
spoiled
Dilatory
slow; sluggish
Dispatch
speed and eagerness
Empathetic
exhibiting deep emotional understanding
Eradicate
wipe out
Estrangement
separation
Expeditious
speedy
Extant
still in existence
Flag
1. to lose energy, 2. to signal
Foundered
sank
Fraudulent
crooked; intending to cheat
Hubris
excessive pride
Idiosyncratic
eccentric; An unusual individual reaction to food or a drug
Impetuosity
impulsiveness; The qualityy or condition of being Characterized by sudden and forceful energy or emotion
Impudent
cheeky; Characterized by offensive boldness; insolent or impertinent
Indomitable
unshakeable; fearless
Innocuous
harmless
Insolvent
bankrupt
Irresolute
lacking firmness of purpose; hesitant
Irreverent
lacking respect
Manipulative
deceptive; skilful at handling people
Morbidity
concern with death and disease
Myopic
short-sighted (literal or metaphoric)
Occlusion
shutting up at one end.
Officious
interfering
Peevishness
childish sullenness; irritability
Placid
peaceful
Prudent
wise; cautious
Punctilious
meticulous; Precise; scrupulous; Strictly attentive to minute details of form in action or conduct
Rambunctious
Boisterous and disorderly;
noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
Rancor
bitterness and bad feeling
Scrutinize
examine carefully
Scuttled
sunk
Sedate
calm; placid
Serene
peaceful
Squander
waste
Validated
proved right
Valor
bravery
Vulnerable
open to attack; susceptible