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39 Cards in this Set

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Anarchy
n. lawless, disorder
Automaton
n. robot, mechanical being
Autonomous
adj. self-governed, free, independent
Boisterous
adj. noisy, uproar
Buxom
adj. plump, vigorously healthy, well-endowed
Candid
adj. fair, free from bias; frank, open
Caustic
adj. biting, corrosive, sharp
Cede
v. to yield, transfer by treaty
Cryptic
adj. secret, mysterious, in code
Cuisiine
n. style of cooking
Culinary
adj. relating to cooking and the kitchen
Dauntless
adj. fearless, undismayed, brave
Democracy
n. govt. by people; rule of majority; power vested in people exercised through representatives elected in free elections
Explicit
adj. clear, specific, definite, fully developed
Gourmand
n. gourmet, lover of fine food, glutton
Impecunious
adj. penniless, poor
Intrigue
n. plot, scheme, trick; v. to interest, entice
Levity
n. lightness, frivolity, merriment
Lewd
adj. lustfull, lascivious, crude
Limpid
adj. clear, transparent
Loathesome
asj. disgusting, detestable, repulsive
Longevity
n. length, long duration
Lope
n. easy bounding gait; easy gallop
Lout
n. oaf, awkward fellow
Peppery
adj. fiery, stinging, touchy, irritable, pungent
Rash
adj. hasty, incautious, adventurous, reckless
Republican
adj. supporting a republic; powerless resides in citizens entitled to vote and elect representatives
Residual
adj. remainder, after effect
Retrograde
adj. moving backward
Retrospect
n. reflection, review of the past, reminisce
Revelry
n. celebration, festival, merriment, carousal
Socialism
n. owned by govt.; no private property
Stealthy
adj. furtive, secretively
Veto
v. to prohibit, prevent, refuse
Vitriolic
adj. caustic, biiter feeling
Vituperative
adj. scolding, berating, abusive, censure very severely
Vivacious
adj. lively, spirited, energetic
Vociferous
adj. boisterous, high spirited, noisy; protesting
Vulgar
adj. coarse, gross, common, obscene