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22 Cards in this Set

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Imperturbable
Not easily excited; emotionally steady
Paroxysm
A sudden outburst; a spasm
Increment
An increase; an addition
Collusion
A secret agreement
Dilettante
A dabbler in the arts; one who engages in activities in an amatuerish way
Acclamation
A shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of approval
Bucolic
Rural; rustic; relating to shepards and cowherds
Paltry
Inferior; mean; insignificant
Calumniate
To slander; to falsely accuse
Mandate
A formal order; to issue an order
Chary
Extremely cautious; reserved
Shibboleth
A mannerism that distinguishes one group of people from another; a commonplace saying
Refulgent
Shining or radiant
Tyro
A beginner; one with little or no skill
Peregrination
The act of traveling; an excursion, especially to a foreign country
Redolent
Smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories
Proffer
To offer
Pedantry
A display of knowledge; an overly rigid attention to rules
Profane
Impure; not connected with religious matters; to treat with contempt
Unremitting
Never stopping or letting up
Vituperative
Harshly abusive
Vacillate
To swing indecisively from one idea to another; to waver weakly