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40 Cards in this Set

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altercation
an angry argument
condone
to pardon or overlook
dissent
to disagree; disagreement
eminent
famous, outstanding, distinguished
fabricate
to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
irate
extremely angry
marauder
a raider, plunderer
pilfer
to steal in small quantities
rift
a split, break, breach
semblance
a likeness; an outward appearance
surmount
to overcome, rise above
trite
commonplace; overused, stale
usurp
to seize and hold a position by force or without right
precipitous
very steep
profuse
very abundant; given or flowing freely
shackle
to put into chains; a chain, fetter
threadbare
shabby, old and worn
embroil
to involve in a conflict or difficulty; to throw into confusion
debacle
an overwhelming defeat, rout; a complete collapse or failure
abscound
to run off and hide
arduous
hard to do, requiring much effort
auspicious
favorable; fortunate
daunt
to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten or discourage
hoodwink
to mislead by a trick, deceive
intrepid
very brave, fearless, unshakable
larceny
theft
pliant
bending readily, easily influenced
rectify
to make right, correct
reprieve
a temporary relief or delay; to grant a postponement
revile
to attack with words, call bad names
ad infinitum
endlessly
congenial
getting on well with others; agreeable, pleasant
sordid
wretchedly poor; run-down; mean or selfish
untenable
not capable of being held or defended; impossible to maintain
wane
to lose size, strength of power
blanch
to remove color from; to make or turn pale
illustrious
very famous, distinguished
laborious
not easy, requiring hard work
lithe
bending easily, limber
wily
sly, shrewd