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33 Cards in this Set

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Accolade
praise
Ambivalence
uncertainty; having 'mixed' feelings
Belligerence
aggression
Bombastic
too elaborate; exaggerated
Capricious
changeable; fickle
Denunciation
act of speaking out against
Derailed
thrown off course
Diaphanous
very thin and transparent
Dilettante
person who dabbles in the arts
Dubious
doubtful
Iconoclast
person who goes against accepted authority
Indigence
extreme poverty
Jingoism
using words to stir up exaggerated patriotism
Jubilant
joyful
Lament
express regret over something
Loquacious
talkative; using too many words
Milieu
environment; surroundings
Nascent
just begun; in an early stage of development
Pedestrian
1. boring (adj), 2. person who walks (n)
Pugnacious
aggressive
Respite
break (from work etc.)
Supercilious
arrogant
Tenacity
firmness of purpose
Venerable
worthy of respect
Viable
workable; able to live or grow
Highest point

--zenith, apex, climax, acme, pinnacle

Zoe always climbs all peaks.
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. Excitement

-- ebullience, zeal, ardor, fervor, vehemence

Excited zebras always feel vivacious.
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To relieve

--allay, appease, assuage, abate, mollify, alleviate, pacify

Ally, April and Abbey make Aleve pills.
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Vapid
insipid, mundane, boring
Magnanimous
Munificent, altruistic, generous
Revere
Extol, lionize, honor
Ephemeral
Evanescent, fleeting, temporary
Enmity
Malice, acrimony, ill-will