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29 Cards in this Set

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jape
to jest
biddable
easily led or commanded
cloy
to weary or become distasteful through excess
amanuensis
one employed to take dictation or copy manuscripts
shibboleth
something (a word, saying, etc) that distinguishes one group from another
maudlin
excessively sentimental
Panglossian
excessively naive or optimistic
supervene
to take place as something additional or unexpected
complement
something that completes something else`
hagiography
biography of saints
SALUBRIOUS
HEALTHFUL
FIAT
AN ARBITRARY ORDER
GELID
EXTREME COLD
BILLET
TO LODGE, TO QUARTER
FEY
POSSESSING AN OTHERWORLDLY QUALITY
AMBUSCADE
TO AMBUSH
LACHRYMOSE
GIVEN TO CAUSING TEARS
POTBOILER
AN INFERIOR LITERARY WORK
PARSE
TO ANALYZE
NIMIETY
EXCESS
QUOTIDIAN
OCCURING DAILY
FUGACIOUS
LASTING BUT A SHORT TIME
POSTPRANDIAL
HAPPENING DURING OR AFTER A MEAL
PECUNIARY
RELATED TO MONEY
FURBELOW
SHOWY
STYGIAN
DARK AND GLOOMY
LUMPEN
CUT OFF FROM YOUR SOCIAL CLASS
ALIMENT
SUSTENANCE
TEMPORIZE
STALLING