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86 Cards in this Set

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caparison
richly decorated clothing
Graft
Abuse of Position
Onanist
masterbater
jade
flirtacious or willful girl
dross
trivial
loquacious
very talkative person
stentorian
very loud
macabre
a depiction of death
desultorily
marked by a lack of order or patience
masochism
sexually arrousement through pain
bedraggled
wet and limp
vice
corruption, crime
abysmal
fathomless
ideological
concerning with idols, ideas
chaste
morally pure, virgin
usurer
one who lends monet at an exorbitant interest
Platonically
transcending physical desire
haughty
arrogantly proud
lasciviously
exciting sexual desires
catharsis
purifying release of emotion or of tension
loquacious
very talkative person
pervese
deviating from whats right and whats wrong
effrontery
impudent boldness
bray
loudly harsh
promulgate
to make known by public declaration
subsidiary
serving or to assist
diatribe
bitterly abusive critism
trundle
a small wheel or roller
Sodomite
Same sex lovers
doxy
a prostitute
coquettish
a flirt
exemplum
a short story that illustrates moral
brackish
distasteful
venerate
to regard with respect
fecund
intellectually productive
doldrum
a period of depression
parochialism
narrowly restricted
harangue
a long, pompous speech
perambulate
to walk about
subtleties
the quality or state of being subtle
virile
tainted
mogul
very rich or powerful person
abasement
to lower in rank, prestigem or esteem
debauch
to corrupt moraly
modicum
a very small amount
acquiesce
to consent or comply with protest
affable
easy to converse with, amiable
rapport
relationship, esp. one of mutual trust or emotion
guttural
produced in the throat
emulous
ambitious or eager to surpass another
surlier
sulenly ill-tempered, arrogant
eructation
an act of belching
pirouetting
an about haste on the tiptoes
surreptitious
nade and done by stealthy means
phalanx
close nit body of people
pauper
one who is extremely poor
decadent
being in a state of decline or decay
vulgarly
used commonly, borish
effeminate
having qualities more common with women
conclave
private or secret meeting
pederasts
one who enageges with anal intercourse, esp. with boys
pubescent
reaching or having reached puberty
stultifying
to make useless: cripple, to cause to appear stupid
bourgeois
characteristic of the middle class
paragon
a pattern of flawless perfection
vintner
maker of whine
epicene
belonging to or with characteristics of both sexes
pedantic
narrowly, stodgily, and often ostentatiously learned
sojourn
a temporary stay
glutton
one who consumes immoderate amount of food and drink
besmirch
to soil
soprano
highest singing voice of a woman or boy
egregious
outstandingly bad
lout
an awkward, stupid person
taut
drawn or pulled tight
fey
faited to die soon
soggily
lacking spirit
evanesce
to disipitate like vapor
moribund
at or near point of death
sinewy
lean and muscular
surcease
stop
affinity
a natural personal attraction
exhibitionist
egotistical individuals
itinerant
traveling from place to place
succinct
expressed clearly in a feiw words
truant
one who is absent or lazy, doesn't go to work