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59 Cards in this Set

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To gently but earnestly scold
Admonish
To surrender under specified conditions
Capitulate
Courteous respect
Deference
Marked by shame
Ignominious
Inactivity
Lethargy
Unselfish
Magnanimous
Something that does not exist
Nonentity
A person with exceptional talent
Prodigy
To seize by force
Usurp
Having great size
Voluminous
Deviating form the norm
Aberrant
Ill-Tempered
Cantankerous
Indiscreet acts
Indiscretion
Long life
Longevity
Lacking distinctive qualities
Nondescript
The state of being near
Proimity
Ones who are seemingly indifferent
Stoic
A visible trace os smething that once existed
Vestige
To persuade by flattery
Wheedle
Liking
Affinity
Appease
Conciliate
Vile
Despicable
Carried out with no preparation
Extemporaneous
To cause to become trite
Hackney
An unfair demand
Imposition
Made it look like one's own
Plagiarize
Being quiet
Quiescent
Effects an improvement
Salutary
Oscillates
Vacillate
Of or concerning the appreciation of beauty
Aesthetic
To go around
Circumvent
The way in which a person behaves. Good or bad
Demeanor
To explain in detail
Expound
To accustom by frequent repetition
Habituate
Unlawful
Illicit
To present throughout
Pervade
Functioning as a receiver
Recipient
Prominent
Salient
Practical
Utilitarian
Skill in making correct decisions
Acumen
Intentinally unkind
Caustic
To pay
Defray
A short saying or poem which expresses an idea cleverl and amusingly
Epigram
Used not with their basic factual meaning but to suggest part of that meaning
Figurative
An actin which shows that you have no respect for that official opinion
Heresy
Bad but impossible to change or improve
Incorrigible
Lacking energy, effort or enthusiasm
Languid
Having enough power to be able to do anything that is desired
Omniptent
Causing or having a particularly sharp feeling of sadness
Poignant
Sticky
Adherent
To state that which is typical of something
Characterize
To laugh at (someone or something) in a way which shows you think they are ridiculous or of no value
Deride
Not serious about a serious subject
Flippant
Never stopping
Incessant
Officiall having the named position
Incumbent
A system for naming things
Nomenclature
A lack of the basic things that are necessary for an acceptable standard of living
Privation
To make subservient
Subjugate
Not direct or simple
Tortuous