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50 Cards in this Set

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amicable
friendly, agreeable
antagonist
foe, adversary, opponent
archaic
antiquated, from an earlier time; outdated
assertion
usually without proof
assess
to establish value
assiduous
diligent, persistent, hardworking
assurance
guarantee, pledge
astute
having good judgment
asylum
a place offering protection and safety
attain
to accomplish, gain
atypical
unusual, irregular
audacious
bold, daring, fearless
augment
to expand, extend
auspicious
having favorable prospects, promising
authoritarian
demanding absolute obedience to authority
autonomous
separate, independent
avant-garde
radically new or original
avian
of, or relating to, birds
awe
reverence, respect, wonder
balk
to refuse, shirk; prevent
banality
something that is trite, commonplace, or predictable
bane
cause of harm or ruin; source of annoyance
banish
drive away, expel
bard
lyrical poet
belated
having been delayed, done too late
belligerent
hostile, inclined to fight
benefactor
someone who helps others financially
benevolent
friendly and helpful
benign
harmless
bequeath
pass on, hand down
berate
to scold harshly
bereft
deprived or lacking something
betray
to be false or disloyal to
bewilder
to confuse or puzzle
biased
prejudiced
bilk
to defraud, swindle
blaze
shine brightly, flare up suddenly
blemish
imperfection, flaw
boast
speak with excessive force
boon
blessing, something to be thankful for
bourgeois
middle class
braggart
someone who boasts continuously
brandish
wave menacingly
brutality
ruthless, cruel, and unrelenting acts
buffer
something that separates two entities
buffoonery
acting like a clown or fool
buttress
to reinforce or support
bypass
avoid
cacophony
jarring, unpleasant noise
cadence
rhythmic flow; marching beat