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40 Cards in this Set

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abhor
to hate deeply
amend
change in a formal way
buffet
slap or cuff; strike repeatedly
chaos
great confusion, disorder
commodious
roomy, spacious
corrosive
acidlike, eating away gradualy, bitterly sarcastic
discern
to see clearly, recognize
extant
still existing, not exterminated
implicate
to involve in, to connect with or be related with
inter
to bury
martinet
a stict disciplinarian, stickler for rules
obviate
anticipate, prevent, remove, dispose of
renegade
one who leaves a group, deserter, outlaw
reprehensible
deserving blame or punishment
somber
dark, gloomy, depressed
squalid
filthy, wretched, debased
turbulent
disorderly, riotous, violent, stormy
vociferous
loud and noisy, compelling action
voluminous
of great size, numerous
waive
to do withouht, give up voluntarily, to put off temporarily, defer
accede
to yeild to, assume an office or dignity
brandish
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous manner
compromise
to include or contain, to be made up of
deft
skillful, nimble
destitute
deprived of the necessities of life, lacking in
explicit
definite, clearly stated
extirpate
to tear up by the roots, to destroy totally
inopportune
coming at a bad time, not appropriate
ironic
suggesting an incongruity b/t what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
musty
stale, modly, out of date
officious
meddling, excessively forwards in offering services or assuming authority
ominous
unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
pinnacle
a high peak or point
premeditated
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampant
growing w/o check, running wild
solace
comfort, relief
stately
dignified, majestic
supple
bending easily, servile, readily adaptable
suppress
to stop by force, put down
venal
open to or marked by bribery or corruption