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51 Cards in this Set

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bazaar
an exchange market place in the East
bedizen
to deck with vulgar finery
bedlam
scene of wild confusion and uproar
beguile
to mislead, deceive
belabor
to beat soundly
camisole
ornamental woman's underbodice
canaille
rabble
candid
true to real facts
candor
frankness, impartiality
cant
jargon, secret slang, empty talk
decant
pour off gently
decanter
ornamental wine bottle
deciduous
leaf-shedding
declivity
downward slope
decorous
proper
egocentric
self-centered
egotism
tendency to attract attention to oneself
egress
to exit
elate
to make joyful, elevate in spirit
electorate
the body of persons entitled to vote in an election
farrier
blacksmith
fasces
Roman emblem of power made up of a bundle of rods with an ax blade protruding
fastidious
disdainful, squemaish, delicate to the fault
fatigue
weakness from bodily labor or mental exertion
gibber
to chatter incoherently
gist
essential part
glaucous
gleaming sea-green
gluttonous
greedy for food or drink
hawser
a large rope used for towing light objects
haycock
a small conical pile of hay
hectare
metric equivalent of 2.471 acres
decollete
low-necked
hectograph
gelatin process for making duplicate copies
glucose
sugar occurring in fruit, less sweet than cane sugar
fathom
a measure of length used chiefly at sea, about six feet
hegemony
predominance
impale
a fix on a pointed instrument
impassioned
animated, excited, expression of passion or ardor
impeccable
faultess
impecunious
penniless
impede
hinder, obstruct
limitation
restriction, finitude
lithe
gracefully flexible
livid
black and blue, discolored, lead-colored
longitudinal
pertaining to length
loquacious
talkative
malfeasance
wrongdoing, especially in public office
malignant
very malicious
malpractice
improper professional conduct
mandate
a specific order
manege
art of or school for horseriding