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22 Cards in this Set

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equivocate
(v) to use ambiguous or unclear expressions
chastise
(v) to scold or punish
metaphysical
(adj) beyond physical; spiritual or supernatural
patriarchy
(n)rule by father/male figure
malapropism
(n) act or habit of misusing words
sovereign
(n) a monarch, a king, queen, or ruler
augment
(v) to make larger
palpable
(adj) to readily or plainly see; obvious
Jocund
(adj) cheerful; merry
infirmity
(n) a physical weakness
malevolence
(n) quality, state, or feeling of feeling hatred
pernicious
(adj) deadly, dangerous, harmful
Sundry
(adj) various or diverse
intemperance
(n) excessive or immoderate indulgence in alcoholic beverages
Credulous
(adj) willing to believe or trust too readily, without proper evidence
perturbation
(n) mental disquiet, disturbance, or agitation
clamor
(n) a loud uproar as from a crowd of people
harbinger
(n) a foreshadower
surmise
(v)to think or infer without certain or strong evidence
apparition
(n) a supernatural appearance of a person or thing (ghost)
interdiction
(n) steady bombardment of enemy positions and communication lines for the purpose of delaying progress
parricide
(n) the act of killing one's parent