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60 Cards in this Set

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to accept without protest, to agree or submit
to entice, tempt;to be attractive to
askew... askew'
twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
contentious...... con ten' tious
quarrelsome, inclined to argue
covet.... cov'et
to desire something belonging to another
crestfallen... crest'fall en
discouraged, dejected, downcast
disheveled... dis hev' led
rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder
exponent.... ex po' nent
one who advocates, speaks for, exlains or interprets
garrulous.... garr' o lous
given to much talking, tediously chatty
insuperable.... in su' per able
incapable of being overcome
lamentable... lam' ent a ble
to be regretted of pitied
misnomer... mis no' mer
unsuitable or misleading name
profess... pro fess'
to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend
respite... res'pite
a period of relief or rest
retribution... re tri bu' tion
a repayment; a deserved punishment
sinuous... sin' u ous
winding, having curves; lithe and flexible
sonorous... nor'
full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style
vanguard... van'
the foremos part of an army; the leading postition in any field
wastrel.. was'
a wastful person, spendthrift; good for nothing
allude... lude'
to refer to casually or indirectly
supernaturally perceptive, one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer
conclusive... clu'
serving to settle an issue; final
disreputable... rep'
not respectable, not esteemed
endemic... dem'
native or confined to a particular regio or people; charactersitic of or prevalent in a field
worthy or imitation, commendable; serving as a model
fathom... fath'
to understnad, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of;
treacherous cunning, deceit
honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness
itinerary.. tin'
a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook
misconstrue.... strue'
to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
obnoxious... nox'
highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
placate.... pla'
to appease, soothe, pacify
placid... plac'
calm, peaceful
plagarism.... pla'
passing off or using one's own the writing of another person
potent... pot'
powerful; highly effective
pretext.. pre'
a false reson, deceptive excuse
protrude.... trud'
to stick out, thrust forth
harsh, unrelieved, desolate
superficial.... fic'
on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow
abjure... jur'
to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun
acrid... ac'
harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
august... au'
majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
callous.... ca'
emotionally hardened, unfeeling
clandestine... des'
secret, concealed; underhanded
compunction... punc'
remorse, regret
conflagration... gra'
a large destructive fire
elated.... la'
in high spirits; jubilant; exptremely pleased
indelible.. del'
no able to be erased or emoved; memorable
indulgent... dul'
yielding to the wishes or demands of others
inveterate... vet'
firmly established, long-standing; habitual
irrelevant.... rel'
not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
nocturnal... tur'
of or occuring in the night; under cover of darkness
platitude.. plat'
a commonplace, stale, or trite remark... cliche
to subdue, put down forcibly'
inactive; at rest
ruminate.. ru'
to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud
tacit... tac'
unspoken, silent; implied, inferred
capable of being touched; real, concrete
trenchant... tren'
incisive, keed; forceful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear cut