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30 Cards in this Set

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deride
to ridicule, mock
censure
to criticize
gambol
to frolic
immolate
to kill someone as a sacrificed victim
recondite
difficult to understand
martinet
strict disciplinarian
quagmire
a swamp, difficult situation
gibe
to scoff, ridicule
agape
open-mouthed, surprised
carcinogen
causing cancer
olfactory
pertaining to smell
imperious
domineering, haughty
grotesque
absurd, distorted
neologism
a new word
hackneyed
commonplace, over used
machination
an evil plan
pejorative
having a negative effect, insulting
harbinger
an omen
nubile
suitable for marriage, referring to a female
sapient
wise, full of knowledge
chimerical
imaginary, fantastic
masochist
one who enjoys her own pain and suffering
finesse
diplomacy, tact, artful management
heterogeneous
different, dissimilar
eclectic
choosing from various sources
grandiose
impressive, showy
raiment
clothing, garments
blanch
to whiten, make pale
hybrid
anything of mixed origin
idiosyncrasy
a peculiar personality trait