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21 Cards in this Set

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ADHERE
v. to stick to, remain attached; to be devoted as a follower or supporter
STUPEFY
v. to make stupid, dull or groggy; to surprise or astonish
TRAIT
n. a quality or characteristic (especially of personality); a distinguing feature
MISAPPREHENSION
n. a wrong idea, misunderstanding
COPE
v. to struggle successfully against; to prove to be a match for, deal with satisfactorialy
n. a long, religious cloak; a canopy
SUPPLEMENT
n. something added to complete a thing or make up for a lack; a section added to a book or document;
v. to provide such an addition or completion
AFFIRM
v. to declare to be true, state positively; to confirm
EMPOWER
v. to give power or authority to; to enable; to permit
MANGLE
v. to injure very seriously by cutting, tearing, crushing, etc. to bring to ruin
OPTIMIST
n. one who expects things to turn out for the best
DETER
v. to discourage or prevent through fear or doubt
SULKY
adj. in a bad or nasty mood, resentful; gloomy
FLUENT
adj. speaking or writing easily and smoothly, flowing gracefully.
PROWL
v. to roam about stealthily in search of something
LAG
v. to move slowly or to fally behind;
n. falling behind; the amount by which someone or something is behind; an interval
ATROCITY
n. an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act; something very bad or unpleasant
EMPOWER
v. to give power or authority to; to enable; to permit
UNSCRUPULOUS
adj. dishonest; not guided or controlled by moral principles
DISQUIETING
adj. causing uneasiness or worry
SURGE
v. to have a heavy, violent, swelling motion (like waves);
n. a powerful rush forward
AUDITION
n. a trial hearing for a performer; v. to conduct or perform such a hearing