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73 Cards in this Set

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acrid
sharp, bitterly punget
ambiguous
unclear or doubtful in meaning
arbitrary
randomly chosen, tyrannical
ardor
heat, passion, zeal
articulate
effective, destinctive
cursory
casual, hastily done
erudite
leaned, scholarly
flagrant
conspiculously wicked, blatant, outrageous
fortuitous
accidental, by choice
judicious
sound in judgement, wise
lackadaisical
lacking purpose or zest; halfhearted
levity
lack of seriousness, lightness
obtrusive
pushy
prolific
abundantly fruitful
satiric
comical, mocking
strident
loud and harsh, insistent
venerated
revere, adroed
vindicate
clear from blame, justify or support
wistful
vaguely longing; sadly thoughtful
strident
loud and harsh, insistent
venerated
revere, adroed
vindicate
clear from blame, justify or support
wistful
vaguely longing; sadly thoughtful
strident
loud and harsh, insistent
venerated
revere, adroed
vindicate
clear from blame, justify or support
wistful
vaguely longing; sadly thoughtful
admonish
warn, reprove
affable
friendly, approachable
affluent
abundance,wealth
benediction
blessing
biased
slanted, prejudiced
charlatan
quack, pretender to knowledge
chimerical
fantastically improbable, highly unrealistic
elegy
poem or song expressing lamentation
eulogy
expression of praise @ someones death
humdrum
dull, monotonous
impecunious
without money
indolent
lazy
insipid
lacking in flavor, dull
mendacious
lying, habitually dishonest
naivete
quality of being unsophisticated, simplicity, gullable
panegyric
formal praise
penury
severe poverty, stinginess
promontory
headland
proximity
nearness
subterfuge
pretense, evasion
timorous
fearful
verbosity
wordy
whet
sharpen, stimulate
acquiesce
assent, agree without protesting
ambivalence
state of having contradictory emotional attitudes
banal
hackneyed, trite, commonplace, lacking originality
disparage
belittle
egregious
notorious, conspiculously bad or shocking
erratic
odd, unpredictable
exacerbate
worsen, bitter
exemplary
serving as a model; outstanding
hedonism
believing that pleaasure is the sole aim in life
innocuous
harmless
laconic
brief & to the point
misconstrue
interpret incorrectly; misjudge
mundane
worldly opposed to spiritual; everyday
obdurate
stubborn
obsequious
slavishly attentive; servile
pedant
scholar who overemphasizes book learning
reprehensible
deserving blame
reticence
reserve; uncommunicativeness, inclination to silence
sporadic
occuring irregularly
succinct
brief, terse, compact
taciturn
habitually silent; talking little
truculent
aggressiveness, ferocity
vacillate
waver, flucuate