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21 Cards in this Set

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echelon
levels or grades in an organization or activity, steplife formation
badinage
light playful conversation
fatuous
stupid or foolish in a self satified way
lackidaisical
lacking in spirit or interest, halfhearted
juggernaut
a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in it's path
exacerbate
to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful
conciliate
to overcome the distrust of, win over, to appease, pacify, reconcile
arrant
thoroughgoing, shameless, blatent
countermand
to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the first
saturnine
of gloomy or surely disposition; cold or sluggish in mood
macabre
grisly, gruesome, horrible, distressing, having death as a subject
recant
to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been committed, ronounce
paucity
an adiquate quantity, scarcity, dearth
raze
to tear down, destroy completely,cut or scrape off
portend
to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen, to give advance warning of
melange
a mixture; medley
saturate
to soak thoroughly, full to capacity; to satify fully
slough
to cast off, discard, to ger rid of something objectionably or unnecessary
substantive
pertaining to the essence or substance of something; existing in its own right; real, not apparent, soolid; of major importance
irrefutable
that cannor be disproved; beyond arguement
allege
to assert without proof or confirmation