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30 Cards in this Set

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Acquiesce
to agree to, give in to
Bombast
Arrogant, Pompous language
Curtail
Cut short
Epicure
someone who appreciates great food and drink
Heed
listen to
Lampoon
ridicule, spoof
Oblivious
totally unaware
Podium
raised platform
Resonant
echoing
Tenuous
flimsy, not solid
Accolade
tribute, honor, praise
Bolster
support, prop up
Cryptic
puzzling, enigmatic
Ephemeral
short-lived
Hedonist
a pleasure seeker
Lamentation
expression of regret or sorrow
Obliterate
destroy, demolish, eradicate
Plummet
fall suddenly and steeply
Resolution
determination
Tentative
not certain
Abstruse
difficult to understand, obscure
Blunderbuss
ancient weapon; a clumsy person
Cringe
recoil, flinch, shy away
Envenom
to cause bitterness and bad feeling
Hedonism
self indulgence, pleasure-seeking
Laconic
using few words, brief, short to the point
Oblique
indirect, slanting
Plumage
feathers of a bird
Resignation
acceptance of fate
Tenacious
stubborn, resolute, holding firm to a purpose