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23 Cards in this Set

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enigma
a mystery, a source of confusion
Ellen sure is a mystery, full of enigma
virtuoso
one with exceptional talent
Viola is a violin virtuoso
unanimous
in total agreement
The vote was unanimous, everybody was in agreement
sycophant
an insincere flatterer, an asskisser
Susie is such a sycophant, she's always sucking up to the teacher
surreptitious
sneaky, stealthy
Slitheringly surreptitious sally
strut
to walk boastfully
Susie struts around like a chicken
assuage
to soothe, to calm
Ann is always reliable to assuage you
efface
to wipe off, to erase
Ed's information was was wiped off the face of te earth
didactic
teacherly, instructive
Didactic dad is always teaching
peripheral
located to the side or outside, not central
prodigious
very productive, very big
refute
to prove incorrect or false, to reject
reprehensible
shameful
rescind
to repeal, to cancel, to take back
respite
a rest, a break in the action
revive
to return to consciousness, to bring back to life
augment
to increase, to add to
charlatan
a fraud, one who fakes a certain skill
caustic
biting, insulting, bitter
lull
n. period of inactivity or silence
v. to calm, to soothe (LULLaby)
hinder
to hamper, to block, to get in the way
lament
to express sadness or sorrow, to rue
indolence
laziness