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29 Cards in this Set

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abscond
to live in secret, often after a criminal act
adulterate
to impurify by adding to
altruism
generosity, selflessness
banter
playful, teasing conversation
castigate
to scold harshly
clemency
mercy
coherent
clear in speech or words
corroborate
to backup, to verify
credulity
a state of being gullible
deride
to make fun of
derogatory
belittling
disdain
to look down on
dissident
rebel, one who disagrees
enervate
to weaken
exonerate
to free from blame, to clear one's name
flagrant
obviously bad
guile
cunning (noun)
immutable
unchangeable
inclement
lacking mercy; bad weather
incredulous
unbelieving
indolent
lazy
intrepid
brave
levity
humor
malleable
shapeable, changeable
nadir
lowest point
paltry
small, almost useless
panacea
cure-all
poignant
acutely distressing, very emotionally moving
prodigious
enormous