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21 Cards in this Set

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Recriminate
(v.)
to bring a countercharge against an accuser
Allegation
(n.)
1. the act of alleging; affirmation.
2. an assertion made with little or no proof.
3. an assertion made by a party in a legal proceeding, which the party then undertakes to prove.
4. a statement offered as a plea, excuse, or justification.
Allege
(v.)
1. to assert without proof.
2. to declare with positiveness; affirm; assert: to allege a fact.
3. to declare before a court or elsewhere, as if under oath.
4. to plead in support of; offer as a reason or excuse.
5. Archaic. to cite or quote in confirmation.
Patent
(n.)
the exclusive right granted by a government to an inventor to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years.
(v.)
to originate and establish as one's own.
Legitimate
(v.)
to make lawful or legal
(adj.)
lawful
Tangential
(adj.)
slightly connected
Peripheral
(adj.)
concerned with relatively minor, irrelevant, or superficial aspects of the subject in question.
Ancillary
(adj.)
subordinate; subsidiary.
Auxiliary
(adj.)
additional; supplementary; reserve
Censor
(v.)
to remove anything considered obsene, inappropriate, etc.
Censure
(v.)
criticize
Discreet
(adj.)
judicious in one's conduct or speech, esp. with regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature; prudent; circumspect
Discrete
(adj.)
seperate
Voracious
(ad.)
ravenous
Veracious
(adj.)
honest
Allusion
(n.)
a reference
Illusion
(n.)
something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality
Insolent
(adj.)
rude
Indolent
(adj.)
lazy
Compatriot
(n.)
a native or inhabitant of one's own country; fellow countryman or countrywoman
(v.)
of the same country
Expatriate
(v.)
to banish a person from his or her native country