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20 Cards in this Set

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to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble
abase
to move to action; to impel
actuate
to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
avert
rude, unrefined; clumsy
boorish
the main impact, force, or burden
brunt
a fighter; engaged in fighting
combatant
inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping
dormant
causing uncertainty or suspicion; in a doubtful or uncertain way
dubious
to deliver a loud, ranting speech; a loud speech
harangue
to make a destructive raid on; to torment; harass
harry
not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses
impenitent
a tricky, unprincipled, or deceitful fellow
knave
a large military force; any large group or number; many numerous
legion
generosity, generous act; breadth of mind or outlook
liberality
one who begins a lawsuit
plaintiff
to examine, investigate thoroughly; an investigation; a device used to explore or examine
probe
to draw out of; lengthen in space or time
protract
to cut or take from (or as if from) a quarry); a place from which stones is taken; something that is hunted or pursued
quarry
to refuse with scorn or disdain
spurn
an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
subterfuge