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52 Cards in this Set

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acute
sharp, intelligent
adept
skillful, expert
admonish
warn, scold
advocate
to speak up for, support
aesthetic
having to do with art or beauty
affinity
attraction, kinship, relationship, sympathy
assuage
soothe, relieve, ease
astute
perceptive, intelligent
authentic
real
capricious
impulsive, whimsical
compliant
submissive
conspicuous
easily seen, out in the open
copious
abundant
corrugate
fold
desolate
bare, gloomy
corrugate
fold
desolate
bare, gloomy
didactice
instructive, intended to instruct
diffidence
shyness
dilatory
delaying, slow, tardy
discriminate
differentiate, make a clear distintion
disparage
speak badly of
disparity
inequality, great difference
dogmatic
arrogant, unyielding
drone
take on and on in a dull way
eccentric
odd, unusual, quirky
espouse
to support, take up as a cause
extricate
get out of difficulty or entanglement
inpede
obstruct
indigence
poverty with hardship and deprivation
indigenous
native to a particular region
indolence
laziness
inhibit
hold back
lethargic
tired, languid
oblique
vague, evasive
paucity
scarcity, lack
predilection
natural preference
pristine
original, unspoiled
prodigal
wasteful, extravagant
proximity
nearness
purloin
steal
purported
rumored, claimed
rejuvenate
make young and strong again
rhetoric
the art of speaking or writing effectively
rigor
strength, diligence, thoroughness
secular
having nothing to do with spiritual concerns
slander
defame, speak maliciously of
solemn
severe, grave
strident
harsh, shrill
temper
moderate, soften
vital
important
watershed
a crucial dividing point, pivotal moment