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59 Cards in this Set

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Abase
verb-to abuse
Abrogate
verb- to abolish
Beset
verb- to attack
Banal
adj.- commonplace
Contiguous
adj.- next to or touching
Contingent
adj.- depending on outside circumstances
Definitive
adj.- conclusive
Demeanor
noun- behavior
Flagrant
adj.- notorious; shocking
Flaunt
verb- to display in a showy manner
Equivocate
verb- to mislead by using ambiguous language
Erudite
adj.- very learned
Gamut
noun- entire range
Garrulous
adj.- very talkative
Abdicate
verb- to give up
Abet
verb- to aid
Abeyance
noun- state of inactivity
Beatitude
noun- exhibiting a state of bliss
Bestial
adj.- savage
Blasphemy
noun- a profane remark or act about someone/something held to be sacred
Cocophony
noun- harsh, displeasing sound
Capitulate
verb- to surrender
Dearth
noun- scarcity or lack of
Decorous
adj.- proper, tasteful
Eclectic
adj.- assorted; diverse
Egregious
adj.- outrageous
Abscond
verb- to run off
Abstruse
adj.- hard to understand
Accolade
noun- honor; award
Bellicose
adj.- warlike
Beneficence
noun- kindness
Benignant
adj.- kindly; gentle
Cataclysm
noun- a violent change
Cathartic
adj.- cleansing
Decadent
adj.- depraved; corrupt; self-indulgence
Deference
noun- respect
Elicit
verb- to bring out or bring forth
Emaciated
adj.- someone/something that has grown weak/thin
Expedient
adj.- advisable (action) under a particular circumstance
Accrue
verb- to accumulate
Agility
noun- quickness; nimbleness
Brandish
verb- to wave an object in a threatening manner
Broach
verb- to introduce or to bring up
Buffoon
noun- clown; joker; comedian
Censure
verb- to criticize sharply
Chagrin
noun- embarrassment
Daunting
adj.- daunting; intimidating; demoralizing
Deleterious
adj.- harmful; lethal; injurious
Emulate
verb- to imitate or model after
Agrarian
adj.- related to farming activities
Alacrity
adj.- liveliness
Allay
verb- to calm or to reduce the intesity of
Bureaucracy
noun- government administrative system arranged by departments
Circumspect
adj.- watchful of ones surroundings
Capricious
adj.- impulsively changing ones mind
Captious
adj.- finding fault
Demure
adj.- shy
Derision
noun- ridicule
Desecrate
verb- to dishonor or damage