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49 Cards in this Set

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yoke
couple, fastener
cursory
not thorough
concinnity
like twilight, dim
imbricate
overlap
precept
rule of conduct
cajole
coax
contiguous
nearby
absolve
free from blame
abet
aid
nonplus
to confuse
jejune
dull and immature
cloy
to be sweet or rich; to overfill
mawkish
excessively sentimental
magniloquent
lofty in speech
abstemious
in moderation
perquisite
special payment or privilege
orotund
pompous, sonorous
expectorate
to spit
onus
burden or blame
abhor
hate
acme
highest point of perfection
affluence
riches
amnesty
parden for offences against a government
bilious
bad-tempered
blase
bored
circumspect
cautious
contraband
smuggled goods
deleterious
harmful
despot
dictator
dissident
disagreeing
erudite
scholarly
garrulous
talkative
gesticulate
make gestures
hue
shade (of colors)
impasse
standstill
intransigent
stubborn
ken
field of knowledge
lucid
clear
malinger
shirk one's work
mnemonic
memory improvement
myriad
very numerous
narcissistic
self-centered
paraphrase
restate
pedant
narrow-minded person, intellectual snob
pragmatic
practical
recalcitrant
resisting authority, habitually disobedient
sardonic
sarcastic
stolid
unemotional
tirade
outburst