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112 Cards in this Set

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abjure
to renounce
equanimity
stability, calmness
estrange
to alienate
flay
to whip
florid
rosy colored, reddish
interminable
tiresome and long
lugubrious
mornful, gloomy
nondescript
having no individuality
propitious
favorable, auspicious
vernacular
everyday language
zealous
ferevent, fanatical
arable
fit for cultivation
brigand
robber, bandit
carte blance
authority with no bounds
consomme
clear soup
contemptuous
scornful, haughty
discerning
distinguising differences, detecting
incantation
charm
interlocutor
questioner
nomenclature
naming system in an art/science
seredipity
a forunate disovery made my accident
stentorian
extremely loud
vestige
trace, evidence
abstemious
eating and drinking moderately
archaic
no longer current
dulcet
melodious
expurgate
remove objectionable words from
idyllic
carefree
iniquity
sin
lithe
supple, graceful
patronizing
condescending
pellucid
transparent, clear
perspicacious
keen, mentally sharp
relegate
assign
usurp
to take over
vacillate
waver, to sway indecisively
acme
highest point
apocryphal
of doubtful origin
catharsis
emotional experience
desiccate
to dry up completely
dissipate
to waste
efficacious
effective
effable
inexpressible
intrinsic
of o relating to basic nature
inundate
to cover with
maxim
fundamental principle
revere
to regard with respect
servile
submissive
superfluous
unecessary
consternation
dismay or worry
conundrum
puzzle
emollient
something softening
expiate
to atone, to make amends for
extricate
to release
flippancy
disrepect
foist
to pass of as worthy or real
innocuous
harmless
inveterate
habitual
soluble
easily dissolved
vitriolic
bitterly spiteful
imbroglio
difficult situation
impetuous
impulsive, rash
malinger
to pretend to be ill
peregrination
traveling on foot, walking
platitude
cliche
sanctimonious
false piety
scullion
kitchen servent
sectarian
narrowly confined to a particular group
stringent
strict
trite
cliched, lacking interest
venerate
respect, worship
wrenching
violent
cerebral
relating ot brain
churlish
boorish, vulgar
cogent
convincing
convoluted
difficult to discern
entreat
to ask or petition for, plead
incumbent
obligatory
inimical
adverse, hostile
livid
angry, furious
lurid
sensational, ghasty
promulgate
to announce
spurious
false, incorrect
staid
sedate, proper
surfeit
an excessive amount
allay
relieve
asperity
severity, harshness
exegesis
an analysis
extradite
to realse an accused criminal to another jurisdiction
inveigh
protest
lionize
to honor
pander
to act as a go between, exploit weakness of others
profilgate
wasteful, immoral
recalcitrant
stubbornly resistent
renuncaition
rejection, abandoment
unimpeachable
beyond doubt
unwiedly
not easily held
vitiate
reduce value of
benign
favorable
blithe
carefree
bumpkin
unsophisticated person
corroborate
to make more certain
culpable
blameable, responsible for
goad
to urge
indecorous
lacking good taste, improper
indolent
lazy
pervasive
permeating, present throughout
provocative
stimulating
punitive
punishing
recrimination
accusation made to counter another
soporific
something that induces sleep
toady
sycophant