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20 Cards in this Set

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garner (v)
to amass; to acquire
termagant (adj)
shrewish; scolding; overbearing
punctilious (adv)
concerned about precise exact accordance with details and conventions; careful; conscientious
stymie (v)
to thwart; to stump
coalesce (v)
to grow together; to fuse
tout (v)
to solicit or importune
nomadic (adj)
tending to travel and change settlements frequently
verdant (adj)
lacking experience or sophistication; naive
nonplus (v)
to put at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; to bewilder
Inveterate (adj)
firmly and long established; deep-rooted
tedious (adj)
tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; boring
aerial (adj)
suggestive of air, as in lightness; airy; unsubstantial
inquest (n)
an investigation or inquiry
effrontery (n)
brazen boldness; presumptuousness
unheralded (adj)
without warning or announcement
cleave (v)
to split with or as if with a sharp instrument
concave (adj)
curved like the inner surface of a sphere
equanimity (n)
the quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure
Matriculate (v)
to admit or be admitted into a group; to enroll as a member of a body and especially of a college or university
ossify (v)
to become set in a rigidly conventional pattern; opposed to change