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49 Cards in this Set

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Whelp
noun
a child
Ignoble
adj.
not noble in quality, character
Splenetic
adj.
very irritable
Moxie
noun
energy, pep
Malversation
noun
miscounduct or corruption in public office
Neophyte
noun
a beginner
Flibbertigibbet
noun
someone who talks a lot
Vamoose
verb
to depart quickly
Gamomania
noun
a passion for making odd marriage proposals
Phrontistery
noun
a thinking place
Doyen
noun
The senior member of a group
Caterwaul
verb
to make a loud cry
Obelisk
noun
A four-sided pillar that rises up into a pyramid shape
Madrona
noun
A tree native to the Northwest, with glossy leaves, and white flowers, and orange and red berries
Quinquagenarian
noun
Someone who's 50 or in their 50's
Sequestrate
Verb
To confiscate
Voile
noun
a sheer fabric of cotton
Unobtrusive
adj.
Not easily noticeable
Burgle
verb
to rob or steal a dwelling
Zizz
noun
a nap
Mastication
noun
the action of chewing with the teeth
Matriculate
verb
to enroll
jabberwocky
noun
nonsensical speech or writing
Squalid
adj.
marked by filthiness as a sign of poverty
Aliment
noun
something that sustains something else
Yawp
verb
to complain
Lavation
noun
a cleansing
Gesticulate
verb
to say or express by gestures
Automatism
noun
an automatic action
I couldn't believe the automatism of her action in that she was a new driver.
Lilliputian
noun
a very small person
Stygian
adj.
dark and gloomy
Gorgonize
verb
to petrify
Luculent
Adj.
Very clear
Spoonerism
noun
The transposition of sounds of two or more words
Kismet
noun
destiny
Urbane
adj.
polite, refined, elegant
Lexicon
noun
a dictionary
Callithump
noun
a big, boisterous, parade
Decry
verb
to express strong disapproval of
Oikology
noun
the study of housekeeping
Fratch
noun
a disagreement
Wanderlust
noun
the desire to travel
Ruddy
adj.
Having a healthy look
Quagga
noun
a zebra-like mammal that lived in South Africa until the 19th century
Hallux
noun
The big toe of a human
Interdict
noun
A prohibition given by court
Xanthic
adj.
Having a yellowish color
Lunarian
noun
someone who lives on the moon
Apoplectic
adj.
very agitated