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25 Cards in this Set

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incorporeal
(adj.) not consisting of matter
incommodious
(adj.) inconvenient
soliloquy
(n.) a talk one has with oneself (esp. on stage)
ostensible
(adj.) apparent
endemic
(adj.) native to a particular area; constantly present in a particular country or locality
inured
(adj.) accustomed to pain
auspicious
(adj.) being of a good omen; successful
solemnity
(n.) a deep, reverent feeling often associated with religious occasions
brindled
(adj.) mixed with a darker color
stagnant
(adj.) motionless, uncirculating
irascible
(adj.) prone to anger
sumptuous
(adj.) involving great expense
contrite
(adj.) regretful; sorrowful; having repentance
jocund
(adj.) happy, cheerful, genial, gay
anachronism
(n.) something out of place in time (e.g., an airplane in 1492)
liberalism
(n.) believing in personal freedom (favoring reform or progress)
impetuous
(adj.) moving with great force; done with little thought
epilogue
(n.) closing section of a play or novel providing further comment.
sporadic
(adj.) rarely occurring or appearing; intermittent
plethora
(n.) a superabundance
rustic
(adj.) plain and unsophisticated; homely; of or living in the country
repudiate
(v.) to disown; to deny support for; reject; cancel
goad
(n.; v.) a driving impulse; to push into action
ribald
(adj.) vulgar joking or mocking
incisive
(adj.) getting to the heart of things; to the point