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22 Cards in this Set

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Allege
to assert without proof
Arrant
Thorough going, out and out, shameless, blatant
Badinage
light playful conversation; a dialogue full of delight
Conciliate
overcome the distrust of, appease, pacify
Countermand
cancel or reverse one order or command with another
Echelon
one of a series of levels or grades
Exacerbate
to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful
Fatuous
stupid or foolish in a self satisfied way
Irrefutable
impossible to disprove, beyond argument
Juggernaut
massive inescapeable force; something that crushes everything in its path
Lackadaisical
lacking spirit; half hearted
Litany
prayer cpmsisting of short appeals to god; any repetetive chant
Macabre
gruesome, girzly, horrible, disinteresting, regarding death
Melange
a mixture of medley
Paucity
an inadequate quality; scarcity
Portend
to indicate before hand
Raze
demolish, tear down, destroy completely
Recant
withdraw a statement or belief
Saturate
soak thoroughly, fill to capacity
Saturnine
gloomy or surly disposition, sluggish in mood
Slough
to cast off, discard, get rid of aomething
Substantive
pertaining to the essence or substance of something, solid, of major importance