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42 Cards in this Set

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AMASS
to bring together, collect, gather
COMPLY
to yield to a request or command
ELITE
the choice part of a group of people or things
GRAPPLE
to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
INSTIGATE
to deprive of strength or ability
LONGEVITY
long life, long duration, length of life
MYRIAD
in very great numbers
PERSPECTIVE
a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally
PERTURB
to trouble easily, disturb, make uneasy
TETHER
to fasten with a rope or chain
UNISON
a sounding together;agreement or accord
WILLFUL
stubbornly self willed, done on purpose, deliberate
DEPLORE
to feel or express regret or disapproval
FRIVOLOUS
of little importance, not worthy of serious attention
NONENTITY
a person or thing of no importance
OUST
to remove, drive out of place or position
PERUSE
to read thoroughly and carefully
POROUS
full of tiny holes, able to be penetrated by air or water
PRONE
lying face down, inclined or likely
RECOURSE
a person or thing turned to for help or advice
RESIDUE
a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
STAID
serious and dignified, quiet or subdued in character or conduct
SUSTAIN
to support, nourish, keep up
AMPLE
more than enough
ASSERT
to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully
COWER
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
DISDAIN
to look upon with scorn
FACETIOUS
humorous, not meant seriously
INTRIGUE
to puzzle or excite the curiosity
JURISDICTION
an area of authority or control
PLAUSIBLE
appearing true, reasonable
PLEBEIAN
a common person, member of the lower class
PULVERIZE
to destroy or overcome
SEQUEL
that which follows, a literary work or film continuing the story of one written or made earlier
VOLATILE
high changeable, fickle
ARTICULATE
to pronounce distinctly and clearly
BASK
to be in, or expose oneself to pleasant warmth
FINESSE
delicate skill, cleverness
OSTRACIZE
to exclude from a group, banish, send away
PREMONITION
a forewarning or foreboding of a future event
REHABILITATE
to restore to good condition or a former position or state
RESOLUTE
bord, determined, firm