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149 Cards in this Set

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coerce
persuade
coeval
same age
cogent
powerfully persuasive
cogitate
to consider carefully
cognition
psychological result of perception
cognizant
understanding
coherent
logical
colander
a strainer
collaborate
to work together
collusion
secret agreement
combustion
act of burning something
commemorate
to keep alive the memory
commend
to express approval of
commendable
worthy of praise
commingle
to mix
commuter
a traveler from suburbs to city
complacently
in a pleased manner
complaisance
tendency to yield to others
comply
to follow rules
compound
to add together
comprise
to form
compunction
deep regret
conceal
to hide
conceit
the trait of being vain
conciliatory
overcoming animosity
concise
terse
concord
agreement of opinions
concur
to agree
condense
to compress
condone
to overlook
congeal
to become gelantinous
conjoin
to come together
connoisseur
an expert
connotation
suggested idea
consent
permission
consequential
having important results
consolation
comfort
console
to give emotional strength to
conspicuous
obvious
consternation
fear
constrict
to become tight
consume
to destory
contemn
to look down on
contentious
ready disposition to fight
contiguous
very close
contrite
feeling regret
contumacious
disobedient
conundrum
difficult problem
convition
a guilty verdict
biased
favoring one side over another
bigot
intolerant of opinions different from own
blandishment
flattery intended to persuade
blunt
to make dull
bogus
fraudulent
abacus
mathematical instrument used for arithmetic
abate
make less intense
abdication
formal resignation of power
abdomen
area between thorax and pelvis
aberration
a disorder in one's mental state
abeyance
temporary suspension
abjure
reject formally
abraded
having skin scraped off
abstruce
difficult to penetrate
abut
lying next to
acarpous
producing no fruit
accolate
a tangible symbol of distinction
accretion
a natural increase
admonitory
warning
adulturation
a mix w/ extraneous material
affinity
natural liking to
ail
ill
alacrity
liveliness
alloy
the state of impairing quality
aloof
remote in manner
amalgamate
to join together
ameliorate
to make better
amortize
liquify gradually
auspice
favorable omen
austere
strict
aversion
act of turning away
avid
enthusiastic
avow
solemly swear
baleful
deadly
balk
to refuse to comply
balm
medical ointment to help skin irritation
bane
something causing misery
barrage
rapid delivery of linguistic communication
bazaar
street of small shops
bedizen
decorate tastelessly
belittle
to lessen the reputation of
bellicose
ready disposition to fight
benign
not dangerous to health
bereft
unhappy in love
blithe
carefree
boggle
to overcome w/ amazement
abrogate
revoke formally
abscond
to run away
alloy
combination of 2 metals
amalgamate
to combine together
abide
dwell
abrasion
erosion by friction
abstruce
difficult to penetrate
allegiance
act of binding yourself to an action
ambivalent
uncertain
auspicious
tendency to bring good luck
aver
solemly swear
banal
obvious & dull
baneful
deadly
beatify
make blessedly happy
belie
represent falsely
belligerent
one eager to fight
belligerently
in a hostile manner
bequest
gift of property by will
convoke
call together
convoluted
highly intricate
cord
a line of twisted fibers
cordial
showing heartfelt friendliness
cordon
a ribbon worn as a symbol of honor
corporeal
having physical form
correlate
mutually related
corroboration
confirmation that some fact is true
countenance
the face
counterfeit
not genuine
countervail
counterbalance
covert
secret
covetous
desirous of another's advantages
cower
to show fear
craven
abjectly fearful
crease
to make wrinkled
credulity
tendency to believe readily
credulous
willing to believe too easily
crush
to violently compress
cryptic
having a secret meaning
cumbersome
not graceful in expression
curmudgeon
a stubborn bad tempered old person
curriculm
course of academic studies
cursory
hasty w/o attention to detail
curtail
to place restrictions on
bedizen
decorate tastelessly
abhor
to find repugnant
abysmal
limitless
accentuate
to stress
acquisition
to act of obtaining something
adamant
unable to be persuaded
aggravate
to make worse
agile
mentally quick
alienate
to arouse hostility where there had formerly been love
benefactor
person who helps people or institutions
bilge
to cause to leak