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30 Cards in this Set

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insouciant
not concerned; free from care
static
without force or movement; stationary
stipulate
to specify a required part of an agreement
zeitgeist
the general spirit of the time
proliferate
to grow or reproduce rapidly
tenet
a belief or principle held to be true
ruminate
to think deeply or repeatedly
vigilant
alert at all times; watchful
dissident
someone who disagrees
petulant
rude in speech or behavior; peevish
derivative
not the original; coming form another source
accolade
an award or honor
demur
to disapprove or to take exception
limpid
transpaent; clear
invidious
tending to cause discontent, harm, or resentment; offensively unfair
august
marked by grandeur and awe
ancillary
subsidiary; providing asssistance
semblance
an outward likeness in form or appearance
autodidact
a self-taught person
asinine
exhibiting poor judgement or intelligence
albeit
although; even though
conduit
a means by which somethingis transmittede
philatelist
one who collects stamps
indefatigable
tireless; incapable of bieng fatigued
martyr
one who suffers or sacrifices for a cause
indiscretion
a minor misdeed
osmosis
a gradual, often unconscious, process of asorption
picayune
of very little value; trivial
dossier
a file of detailed information one a person or subject
behest
a command or urgent request