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49 Cards in this Set

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sharp, pungent (smells and tastes)
acrid
ill mannered
boorish
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
cynical
a letter ( form of communication)
epistle
against orthodox opinion
Heresy
spear, spike, javelin
difficulut to understand, partially hiddend
deeply moving, strongly affecting the emotions
poignant
a break, intermission
respite
concise, to the point
terse
fear of heights
acrophobia
middle class
bourgeois
weakness, incapacity
debility
concerned with letters, through correspondence
epistolary
interruption, pause
hiatus
tired, slow
languid
hidden, covered, buried
obscured
calm, collected, self - possesed
poised
shining, glowing
resplendent
medicinal, curative
therapeutic
sharpness (mental or visual)
acuity
someone who boasts
Braggart
exposing false claims or myths
Debunking
typified, characterized, personified
epitomized
rigid in opinions
hidebound
decay, fade away, get weaker
languish
swevile, submissive
obsequious
causing debate or argument
polemical
a tonic
restorative
prevent, frustrate
thwart
forceful, inflexible
adamant
muscular
brawny
an athletic competition with ten events
decathlon
speak ambiquously, avoid telling the truth
equivocate
picture writings, writing which is difficult to read or enigmatic
hieroglyphics
theft, robbery, stealing
larceny
a dominating concern
obsession
weighty, slow and heavy
ponderous
preservation, withholding
retention
cowardly, fearful
timorous
sillful
adroit
being brief
brevity
dignified, correct behavior
decorum
make a mistake
err
obstruct
hinder
generosity
largess
no longer valid
obsolete
speak pompously or dogmatically
pontificate
restrained, holding something back
reticent
stream of verbal abuse
tirade