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35 Cards in this Set

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Burgeon
to sprout or flourish
Belie
To misrepresent, expose as false
Arduous
Extremely difficult, laborous
Axiom
Rule
Apocryphal
Fictional
Apotheosis
Glorification; glorified ideal
Allegory
Symbolic representation
Aberration
Something different from the usual
Atrophy
To waste away
Acquiesce
To agree with, comply with
Aspersion
False rumor
Charlatan
Fake
Choleric
Easily angered
Cajole
To flatter, coax, persuade
Capacious
Large, roomy
Cadence
Rhythmic flow of poetry
Beseech
To beg, plead, implore
Bourgeois
Middle Class
Brigand
Bandit, outlaw
Belligerent
tending to fight, hostile
Beleaguer
To harass
Buttress
to reinforce, or support
Baleful
harmful, with evil intentions
Boon
A blessing, something to be thankful for
Blandish
to coax with flattery
Approbation
praise, approval
Adulterate
to corrupt or make impure
Astringent
harsh, severe
Aesthetic
Pertaining to beauty or art
Avarice
greed
Amalgamate
to mix, combine
Acerbic
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
Attenuate
to weaken
Abase
to humble, to disgrace
Aggrandize
To make larger, or greater in power