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35 Cards in this Set

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Disapprobation
disapproval
Fervor
passion, enthusiasm
Inept
incompetent, unskilled, useless
Martinet
person who believes in strict discipline
Parody
a mockery, imitation for ridicule, spoof
Proletarian
member of the working class
Skirmish
minor battle
Utopian
a believer in an ideal world
Beret
a type of cap
Corpulent
fat
Endurance
staying power, patience, stamina
Hackneyed
common and overused, loses its meaning
Apathetic
indifferent, uninterested, lethargic
Chronicler
person who records historical information
Dirge
mournful song
Felicitous
apt
Ineffable
cannot be expressed in words
Marsupial
pouched mammal (kangaroo)
Parochial
narrow minded, provincial
Profundity
depth
Skeptical
doubting, not gullible
Utilitarian
useful
Infamous
famous for something bad
Mellow
soft, melodious, ripe
Patron
one who gives support (usually financial)
Prostration
lying face down
Somnambulist
sleepwalker
Vehemence
violence, fervor, forcefulness
Diurnal
active in daytime
Fortuitous
happening by chance
Innovate
create, introduce something new
Meticulous
very careful, painstaking
Pejorative
derogatory
Puerile
childish, immature
Sporadic
not continuous, intermittent