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20 Cards in this Set

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adapt
to adjust or change to suit conditions
attest
bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine
dovetail
to fit together a carpentry figure resembling dove tail
enormity
the quality of exceeding all moral bounds, huge size, evil act
falter
hesitate, stumble, lose courage, speak hesitantly
foreboding
warning or feeling that bad will happen
forlorn
abandoned and helpless, sad and lonely, pitiful, adjective
haughty
chillingly proud and scornful
impendiment
physical defect, hindrance, obstacle
imperative
necessary, urgent, command sentence, neessary or required
loiter
linger in aimless way, hang around
malinger
ptretend sick to avoid duty or work
pithy
short but full of meaning and point
plunder
rob by force especially during wartime, seize wrongfully, stolen by force, booty
simper
smile or speak in silly, forced way, silly forced smile
steadfast
firmly fixed, constant, not moving or changing
vaunted
much boasted about in vain or swaggering way
vilify
abuse or belittle unjustly or maliciously
waif
person w/o home or friend, stray person or animal, comes along by chance
wry
twisted turned to one side, cleverly and often grimly humorous