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57 Cards in this Set

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(adv.)endlessly
ad infinitum
(v.)to divide and give out in shares
apportion
(adj.)genuine; sincere
bona fide
(adj.)able to float easily; able to hold things up; cheerful, hopeful
buoyant
(n.)a small, exclusive group of people
clique
(v.)to admit as true; to yield, submit
concede
(adj.)getting on well with others; agreeable, pleasant
congenial
(adj.)very high; noble
lofty
(n.)a movement from one country or region to another
migration
(v.)to be aware of through the senses, observe; to grasp mentally
perceive
(adj.)inclined to go against what is expected; stubborn; turned away from what is good and proper
perverse
(n.)an introduction; that which comes before or leads off
prelude
(adj.)stale, spoiled
rancid
(adj.)country-like; simple, plain; awkward;(n.)one who lives in the country
rustic
(v.)to separate, divide into parts
sever
(adj.)wretchedly poor; run-down; mean or selfish
sordid
(adj.)not capable of being held or defended; impossible to maintain
untenable
(adj.)able to do many things well; capable of many uses
versatile
(v.)to clear from hint or charge of wrongdoing; to defend successfully against opposition; to justify
vindicate
(v.)to lose size, strength, or power
wane
SYNONYMS:
forever, unceasingly, incessantly, ceaselessly
ad infinitum
SYNONYMS:
distribute, allot, parcel out, allocate
apportion
SYNONYMS:
authentic, indisputable, legitimate, certified
bona fide
SYNONYMS:
blithe, jaunty, lighthearted, animated
buoyant
SYNONYMS:
inner circle, coterie
clique
SYNONYMS:
acknowledge, grant, allow, assent
concede
SYNONYMS:
friendly, sociable, amiable, compatible
congenial
SYNONYMS:
elevated, towering, exalted, grand
lofty
SYNONYMS:
population shift, mass movement
migration
SYNONYMS:
notice, discern, understand
perceive
SYNONYMS:
obstinate, contrary, mulish, wayward
perverse
SYNONYMS:
preface, overture, prologue, "curtain-raiser"
prelude
SYNONYMS:
foul, rank, fetid, sour, rotten, putrid
rancid
SYNONYMS:
(adj.)rough, unsophisticated, countrified
rustic
SYNONYMS:
cut off, amputate, break off, dissolve
sever
SYNONYMS:
filthy, squalid, base, vile, seedy, sleazy
sordid
SYNONYMS:
indefensible, insupportable, groundless
untenable
SYNONYMS:
adaptable, handy, all-around, many-sided
versatile
SYNONYMS:
acquit, absolve, exonerate, advocate
vindicate
SYNONYMS:
diminish, decline, subside, dwindle
wane
ANTONYMS:
succinctly, concisely, tersely, briefly
ad infinitum
ANTONYMS:
false, fake, bogus, spurious, counterfeit
bona fide
ANTONYMS:
downcast, depressed, gloomy, morose
buoyant
ANTONYMS:
contest, dispute, gainsay, challenge
concede
ANTONYMS:
disagreeable, surly, cold, standoffish
congenial
ANTONYMS:
base, petty, low, sordid, despicable
lofty
ANTONYMS:
miss, overlook, be blind to
perceive
ANTONYMS:
tractable, docile, amenable, yielding
perverse
ANTONYMS:
epilogue, postlude, aftermath
prelude
ANTONYMS:
wholesome, fresh
rancid
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(adj.)citified, urban, sophisticated, suave
rustic
ANTONYMS:
join, unite, weld together
sever
ANTONYMS:
pure, noble, opulent, lavish
sordid
ANTONYMS:
irrefutable, impregnable, incontestable
untenable
ANTONYMS:
limited, specialized, restricted
versatile
ANTONYMS:
implicate, incriminate, condemn, convict
vindicate
ANTONYMS:
grow, wax, amplify, balloon, increase
wane