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28 Cards in this Set

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balk
to stop, block abruptly
ballad
a love song
banal
dull, commonplace
bane
a burden
bard
a poet, often a singer as well
bashful
shy, excessively timid
battery
a device that supplies power
assault, beating
beguile
to trick, deceive
behemoth
something of tremendous power or size
benevolent
marked by goodness or doing good
benign
favorable, not threatening, mild
bequeath
to pass on, give
berate
to scold vehemently
bereft
devoid of, without
beseech
to beg, plead, implore
bilk
cheat, defraud
blandish
to coax by using flattery
blemish
an imperfection, flaw
blight
a plague, disease
something that destroys hope
boisterous
loud and full of energy
bombastic
excessively confident, pompous
boon
a gift or blessing
bourgeois
a middle-class person, capitalist
brazen
excessively bold, brash
brusque
short, abrupt, dismissive
buffet
to strike with force
an arrangement of food set out on a table
burnish
to polish, shine
buttress
to support, hold up
something that offers support