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19 Cards in this Set

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affable
courteous and pleasant; sociable; easy to speak to
aggrandize
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
archetype
an original model after which similar things are patterned; a perfect or typical example
contraband
illegal traffic, smuggle goods; illegal, prohibited
erudite
scholarly, learned
gossamer
thin, light, delicate, insubstantial
infer
to find out by reasoning
inscrutable
impossible to see through physically
insular
relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
propensity
a natural inclination or bent toward
querulous
peevish; complaining
repudiate
to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
resilient
able to return to an original shape or form
retrench
to cut down, reduce in scope and cost
scruprilous
coarsely abusive; vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
sedulous
persistant
sleazy
thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; ethically low
malinger
to pretend to be ill or otherwise incapacitated so as to avoid duty or work
chimerical
imaginary