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241 Cards in this Set

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admonish
v- to scold mildly
breach
n- an opening'gap
brigand
n- a bandit or robber
circumspect
adj- careful,cautious
commandeer
v- to seize for mililary use
cumbersome
adj- clumsy
deadlock
n-
deadlock
n-
debris
n- scattered fragments
diffuse
v- to spread or scatter
dilemma
n- a difficult problem
efface
v- to wipe out
muddle
v- to mess up
opinionated
adj- stubborn
perennial
adj-- long lasting
predispose
v- to incline to beforehand
relinquish
v- to let go
salvage
v- to save from fire or shipwreck
spasmodic
adj- sudden and violent but brief
spurious
adj- not genuine
unbridled
adj-uncontrolled
adjourn
v- to stop proceding temporailry
alien
n- a citizen of another counrty
comely
adj- having a pleaseing appernace
compensate
v- to make up for
dissolute
adj- loose in ones morals
erratic
adj- not regular or consistant
expulsion
n- the process f driving or forcing out
feint
n- a deceeptive movement
fodder
n- food for horses
fortify
v- to build up, strengethen
illegible
adj- difficult, impossible to read
jeer
v- to make fun of
lucrative
adh- profitable
mediocre
adj- average
proliferate
v- tp increase
subjugate
v- to conquer by force
sully
v- to stain
tantalize
v- to tease
terse
adj- breif and to the point
unflinching
adj- firm
abridge
v- to make shorter
adherent
n- a follower,supporter
altercation
n- an angry arguement
cherubic
adj-beautiful
condone
v- to overlook, pardon
dissent
v- to disagree
eminent
adj- famous
exorise
v- to drive out by magic
fabricate
v- to make
irate
adj. angry
marauder
n. a raider
obesity
n- excessive fatnesss
pauper
n- an extremely poor person
pilfer
v- to steal in small amounts
rift
n- a spilt or break
semblance
n- a likeliness
surmount
v- to overcome, rise above
terminate
v- to bring to an end
trite
adj. a commonplace
usurp
v- to seize and hold without right
abscond
v- to run off and hide
access
n- admittance to places
anarchy
n- a lack of govt and law, confusion
arduous
adj- work that is hard to do
auspicious
adj- favorable, fortunate
biased
adj- favoring one side
daunt
v- to overcome with fear
disentangle
v- to free from tangles
fated
adj- destiny;fate
hoodwink
v- to mislead by trick, decieve
inanimate
adj- not having life
incinerate
v- t
intrepid
adj- very brave
larceny
n- theft
pliant
adj- bending easily
pompous
adj- overly self important
precipice
n- a very steep cliff
rectify
v- to make right
reprieve
n- a temporay relief or delay
revile
v- to attack with wordsss
accomplice
n- a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
v- to destroy completely
arbitrary
adj- unreasonable
brazen
n- made or brass
catalyst
n- a substance that causes a chemical reaction
exodus
n- a departure or flight
facilitate
v- to make easier
incorrigible
adj- not b
latent
adj- hidden
militant
adj- given to
militant
adj- given to
morose
adj- not frienly or socialbe
opaque
adj- not clear
paramount
adj- cheif of importance
prattle
v- to talk in a baby voice
rebut
v- to offer agruement
reprimand
v- to scold
servitude
n- slavery
slapdash
adj- careless;hasty
succumb
v- to give away to by force
atone
v- to make up for
bondage
n- slavery
credible
adj- believeable
defray
v- to pay for
diligent
adj- hardworking
doleful
adj- sad, dreary
ghastly
adj- deathly pale
hamper
v- to hold back
hew
v- to shape or cut down
impoverished
adj= poor
incessant
adj- never stopping
intricate
adj- complicate
lucid
adj- clear
posthumous
adj- occuring after death
prim
adj- overly neat
sardonic
adj- bitterly sarcastic
superfluous
adj- excess
supplant
v- to take the place of
taunt
v- to jeeer or mock at
tenacious
adj- persistent
adieu
n- a farewell
advent
n- an arrival
apex
n- highest point
assimilate
v- to absorb fully
bogus
adj- false
exorbitant
adj- unreasonalbly high
interim
n- time between
inudate
v- to flood
malign
v- to epeeack evil of
meander
v- to wander about
metropolis
n- a large city
momentous
adj-very important
obstrepereous
adj- noisy
pensive
adj- thoughtful
perilous
adj- dangerous
shoddy
adj- poor quality
sprightly
adj- lively
surly
adj- rude
tirade
n- a long, angry speech
vagrant
n- idle wanderer
assurancne
n- a pledge
asylusm
n- an insitution for care of children
console
v- to comfort
dilate
v- to make largere
dross
n- to refuse.. waste products
dwindle
v- to lessin
flippant
adj- lacking in seriouliness
immunity
n- resistence to disease
insitute
v- to set up
liability
n- a debt
preposterous
adj- ridiculouss
pugnacious
adj- quattelsome
rabid
adj- furous
realm
n- a kingdom
rejuvenate
v- to make young again
remunerate
v- to reward
sparse
adj- scattered
sterling
adj- gunuine
venture
n- risky undertaking
warp
v- to twist out of shape
auxiliary
adj- giving support
candid
adj- frank
cubicle
n- a small room
drudgrey
n- work that is hard and tiresome
envoy
n- a messenger
escalate
n- to increase
expedient
n- to means to an end
feign
v- to pretend
flair
n- natural quality
greivous
adj-causing pain
hetergeneous
adj- composed of different kinds
horde
n- a vast numbere
impel
v- to force
incredulous
adj- disbelieving
inscribe
v- to write
monologue
n0 a long talk by one person
prognosis
n- to forecast outcome
rasping
adj- hard songn
repugnant
adj- offensive
scuttle
v- to sink a ship
adept
adj- expert
aspire
v- to strive for a higher goeal
bleak
adj- bare
chide
v- to blame
despicable
adj- worthy of scorn
diminutive
adj- small
emancipate
v- to free from slavery
erroneous
adj- incorrect
exploit
v- to make use of improper personal profit
extemporaneus
adj- spur of the moment
impair
v- to damage
invincible
adj- unbeatable
languid
adj- droopy
mire
n- dirt
obtrusive
adj- thrust out
preamble
n- an intro
render
v- to cause to become
rugged
adj- rough
skeptical
adj- slow to accept someting htat is true
slipshod
adj- undtidy in dress
brevity
n- a shortness
comport
v- ro be in agreement
concise
adj- expressinga lot in a few words
demure
adj- modest
depreciation
n- lessening in value
deterirate
v- to make lower in quality
divulge
v- to tell
enlightened
adj- free from ingnreance
forestall
v- to prevent by acting first
garble
v- to distort to make it untelligble
proponent
n- puts fowrad a proposal
quaver
v- to shakem tembill
recoil
v- to sring back
recoup
v- to make up for
reek
n- unpleasent smell
relentless
adj- harsh
rivulet
n- a small stream
squander
v-to waste
staccato
adj- disconncect in sound or style
statue
n- a law
apprecialbe
adj- suggicient enough to be measured
autocratic
adj- absolute in pwr
blanch
v- too remove the color of
blasphemy
n- an act for something sacred
brawny
adj- strong
concerted
adj- planned with others
contend
v- to fight
humane
adj- kind
illustrious
adj- very famous
intolerable
adj-unbearable
irrevernt
adj- disrespectful
labourious
adj- not easy. requiring hard wrk
lithe
adj- bending easily
maltreat
v- to abuse
ponder
v- to reflct on
subversive
adj- intend to over throw
synthetic
adj- man made
temperate
adj- mild moderate
venomous
adj- mean
wily
adj- shy