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100 Cards in this Set

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Admonish
to caution or advise against
Breach
an opening, gap
Brigand
a bandit
Circumspect
careful, cautious
Commandeer
to sieze for military or offical use
Cumbersome
clumsy
Deadlock
a complete standstill
Debris
Scattered fragments, wreckage
Diffuse
to spread or scatter freely or widely
Dilemma
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
Efface
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Muddle
to makee a mess of
Opinionated
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
Perennial
lasting for a long time
Predispose
to incline to beforehand
Relinquish
to let go, give up
Salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck
Spasmodic
sudden and violent but brief
Spurious
not genuine, not true, not valid
Unbridled
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
Adjourn
to stop proceedings for a time
Alien
a citizen of another country
Comely
having a pleasing appearance
Compensate
to make up for
Dissolute
loose in one's morals or behaivor
Erratic
not regular or consistent
Explusion
the process of driving or forcing out
Feint
a deliberately deceptive movement
Fodder
food for hourses or cattle
Fortify
to strengthen, build up
Illegible
difficult or impossible to read
Jeer
to make fun or rudely or unkindly
Lucrative
bringing in money, profitable
Mediocre
average, ordinary, undistinguished
Proliferate
to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
Subjugate
to conquer by force
Sully
to soil, stain tarnish
Tantalize
to tease, torment by teasing
Terse
brief and to the point
Unflinching
firm, showing no signs of fear
Abridge
to make shorter
Adherent
a follower, supporter
Altercation
an angry argument
Cherubic
resembling an angel
Condone
to pardon or overlook
Dissent
to disagree
Eminent
famous, outstanding
Exorcise
to drive out by magic
Fabricate
to make, manufacture
Irate
angry
Marauder
a raider, plunderer
Obesity
extreme fatness
Pauper
an extremely poor person
Pilfer
to steal in small quantities
Rift
a split, break, breach
Semblance
a likeness, an outward appearance
Surmount
to overcome, rise above
Terminate
to bring to an end
Trite
commonplace, overused, state
Usurp
to sieze and hold a position by force or without right
Abscond
to run off and hide
Access
approach or admittance to places
Anarchy
a lack of government and law, confusion
Arduous
hard to do, requiring much effort
Auspcicious
favorable, fortunate
Biased
favoring one side unduly; prejudiced
Daunt
to oversome with fear, intimidate, to dishearten, discourage
Disentangle
to free from tangles or complications
Fated
determined in advance by destiny or fortune
Hoodwink
to mislead by a trick, deceive
Inanimate
not having life, withuot energy or spirit
Incinerate
to burn to ashes
Intrepid
very brave, fearless, unshakeable
Larceny
theft
Pliant
bending readily, easily influenced
Pompous
overly self-important in speech or manner, excessively stately or ceremonious
Precipice
a very steep cliff
Rectify
to make right, correct
Reprieve
a temporary relief or delay
Revile
to attack with words
Accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
Annihilate
to destroy completely
Arbitrary
unreasonable
Brazen
made of brass; smaeless, impudent
Catalyst
a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction
Exodus
a large-scale departure or flight
Facilitate
to make easier, assist
Incorrigible
not able to be corrected, beyond control
Latent
hidden, present but not realized
Militant
given to fighting, active and agressive
Morose
having a gloomy or sullen manner
Opaque
not letting light through
Paramount
chief in importance, above all others
Prattle
to talk in aimless, foolish, or simple way; baby talk
Rebut
to offer arguments or evidence that contradict an assertion, to refute
Reprimand
to scold, find fault with
Servitude
slavery, forced labor
Slapdash
careless and hasty
Stagnant
not running or flowing
Succomb
to give way to superior force, yield