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49 Cards in this Set

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legacy
something passed on from an ancestor
dormant
marked by a suspension of activity
exhalation
to breathe out
grimace
a facial expression of disgust
candid
free from bias
evocative
to evoke an emotional response
deft
characterized by facility and skill
infatuated
to inspire with a foolish admiration
malaise
a vague sense of mental
well-being
complacence
calm or secure satisfaction
obsequios
exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
genuflect
to bend the knee
demean
to lower in character, status, and reputation
profusely
exhibiting great abundance
pander
someone who caters to the weaknesses of others
brusque
blunt in manner or speech
arbitrary
depending on individual discretion
bland
smooth in manner or quality
loquacious
full of excessive talk
quarry
an open excavation
polychromatic
showing a variety of colors
saunter
to walk in an idle manner
dilatory
to delay
wistful
musingly sad
ambiguity
uncertain
delineate
to mark the outline of
contrive
to create in an ingenious manner
portentous
solemn or important
limpid
absolutely quiet and untroubled
sublime
exalted in thought or expression
tenuous
having little strength or support
ostensible
suspected as the reason though it can not be proven
myriad
a great many
sconce
candles with holders that are taller than the candles
obstreperously
noisly,boisterously, or uncontrollably
rescind
to repeal
eidetic
marked by vivid recall
intuitive
knowing things without conscious reasoning
amenity
something that gives material convenience
alleged
questionably true
impasse
a difficulty having no recognizable solution
imminence
the state of being ready to take place
grub
to dig in the ground
irrepressible
impossible to control
gossamer
something delicate
revel
to take intense satisfaction
accost
to speak in a challenging way
impetuous
marked by impulsive passion
swathed
bound in long strips of bandages