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19 Cards in this Set

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cardinal
Adj. of foremost importance
spontaneously
Adv. occurring apparently without cause
forlorn
Adj. nearly hopeless (also: sad and lonely; destitute)
inscribed
Adj. written
predantic
Adj. having a narrow concern for book learning and technicalities
Exotic
Adj. strikingly unusual
inopportune
Adj. ill timed
embellish
Verb. to add details to make more attractive (also: adorn)
admonish
Verb. reprimand
aesthetic
Adj. pertaining to beauty or art
diligent
Adj. making apersistent and painstaking effort
speculate
Verb. to conjecture
circumspect
Adj. cautious
affable
Adj. friendly
inexplicable
Adj. difficult or impossible to explain
pretentious
Adj. making an extravagant show; ostentatious
gambit
Noun. carefuly considered strategy
sensibility
Noun. refined awareness and appreciation in feeling
astute
Adj. keen in judgment; shrewd