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46 Cards in this Set

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Lattice
Framwork of crossed bars like a fence
Origin
Starting Point
Resolute
Firm and Unwavering
Melancholy
Sad depressed
Facetious
Playfully jocular
Jocund
Jolly, cheerful
Despondent
sad; unhappy
avarice
greed; stinginess
tumultuous
noisy; hectic
reverent
deeply respectful
disdain
to scorn
opulence
wealth; great amount
beseech
beg; request earnestly
ubiquitous
existing everywhere at the same time
blithe
carefree
affability
friendliness; pleasentness
affront
an intentional insult
slander
to make flase statments that hurt someone elses reputation
infamous
famous for a bad reason
scrutinize
to examine closely
feign
to fake or pretend
ameliorate
to get better
relinquish
yeild to the control of another
petty
small in comparison
negligable
so small as to be meaningless
tenacious
stcking together
photosynthetic
of or having to do with photosynthesis
ravaged
to make uninhabitable
tariff
a government imposed tax on foriegn imports and exports
mar
to make imperfect
eloquence
powerful effecive language
exacerbate
to make worse
pragmatic
of or concerning practical matters
cultured
educated; civalized
guerrillas
soilders not part of the regular army who make hit and run attacks
profiteers
people who demand unfair profit for their goods
mercenaries
people who are paid to fight in battles and wars
monopoly
complete control
customs
charges on foriegn imports
sodden
wet or soaked
inferno
a hell-like place
torrid
very hot
copper (not the metal)
a large cooking pot
gruel
a thin porridge
pauper
one who is extremley poor
surly
ill-humored