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59 Cards in this Set

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(adj.)sufficient to be noticed or measured
appreciable
(adj.)absolute in power or authority
autocratic
(v.)to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
blanch
(n.)an act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for something sacred
blasphemy
(adj.)strong, muscular
brawny
(adj.)planned or performed in cooperation with others
concerted
(v.)to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue
contend
(adj.)kind, merciful
humane
(adj.)very famous, distinguished
illustrious
(adj.)unbearable
intolerable
(adj.)disrespectful
irreverent
(adj.)not easy, requiring hard work; hardworking
laborious
(adj.)bending easily, limber
lithe
(v.)to abuse, use roughly or crudely
maltreat
(v.)to consider carefully, reflect on
ponder
(adj.)intended to undermine or overthrow;
(n.)one who advocates or attempts to undermine a political system
subversive
(adj.)made or put together by people;
(n.)something artificial
synthetic
(adj.)mild, moderate
temperate
(adj.)poisonous; spiteful, mean
venomous
(adj.)sly, shrewd, cunning
wily
SYNONYMS:
perceptible, detectable, considerable
appreciable
SYNONYMS:
domineering, dictatorial, tyrannical, bossy
autocratic
SYNONYMS:
bleach, drain, wash out, go white
blanch
SYNONYMS:
curse, profanity, sacrilege, imprecation
blasphemy
SYNONYMS:
broad-shouldered, strapping, husky, burly
brawny
SYNONYMS:
joint, cooperative, combined, consolidated
concerted
SYNONYMS:
battle, dispute, vie, maintain, assert
contend
SYNONYMS:
sympathetic, compassionate, kindhearted
humane
SYNONYMS:
eminent, renowned, prominent, celebrated
illustrious
SYNONYMS:
insufferable, unendurable, outrageous
intolerable
SYNONYMS:
profane, impious, sacrilegious, flippant
irreverent
SYNONYMS:
arduous, difficult, strenuous, wearisome
laborious
SYNONYMS:
supple, flexible, pliant, lissome
lithe
SYNONYMS:
misuse, mistreat, harm, aggrieve
maltreat
SYNONYMS:
think over, ruminate, contemplate
ponder
SYNONYMS:
(adj.)treasonous, traitorous;
(n.)a revolutionary
subversive
SYNONYMS:
(adj.)artificial, ersatz
synthetic
SYNONYMS:
composed, balanced, mellow, fair
temperate
SYNONYMS:
nasty, malicious, virulent, malevolent
venomous
SYNONYMS:
clever, tricky, artful, foxy, cagey
wily
ANTONYMS:
slight, trivial, inconsequential, negligible
appreciable
ANTONYMS:
democratic, egalitarian, lenient, permissive, indulgent
autocratic
ANTONYMS:
color, dye, infuse, blush, flush
blanch
ANTONYMS:
reverence, veneration, devotion, respect
blasphemy
ANTONYMS:
slight, frail, delicate, puny
brawny
ANTONYMS:
unorganized, unilateral, diffused
concerted
ANTONYMS:
yield, acquiesce, submit, relinquish
contend
ANTONYMS:
cruel, merciless, unfeeling, brutal, heartless
humane
ANTONYMS:
unknown, obscure, nameless, anonymous
illustrious
ANTONYMS:
enjoyable, pleasant, pleasing
intolerable
ANTONYMS:
awed, respectful, devout, pious, deferential
irreverent
ANTONYMS:
easy, effortless, facile
laborious
ANTONYMS:
stiff, rigid, inflexible, taut
lithe
ANTONYMS:
coddle, pamper, indulge
maltreat
ANTONYMS:
(adj.)patriotic, loyal,
true-blue
subversive
ANTONYMS:
(adj.)natural, genuine
synthetic
ANTONYMS:
immoderate, extreme, excessive, harsh
temperate
ANTONYMS:
harmless, innocuous, benign
venomous
ANTONYMS:
dull-witted, dense, artless, straightforward
wily