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37 Cards in this Set

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abstract
adj
theoretical, not concrete
acquiescent
adj
reluctantly agreeable, compliable
affable
adj
friendly ,easy going
assail
verb
to attack with words or force
benediction
noun
good wishes, good blessing
beguile
verb
to cheat or decieve using charm, to amuse
bolster
verb
to support and reinforce
benign
adj
kind, gently, mild hearted
belligerent
adj
having a tendency to quarrel or fight
capitulate
verb
to surrender or to yield
castigate
verb
to scold or punish
objurgate, berate, chastise, reprimand, disparage
capricious
adj
unpredictable, quick to change one's mind
cacophony
noun
harshness of sound, a collection of sounds that don't blend well
"caco"- bad
"phony" -sound
choler
noun
anger
discerning
adj
insightful, perceptive
despot
noun
tyrant
doleful
adj
extremely sad
desultory
adj
lacking a plan, aimless
destitute
adj
lacking possesions, poor
emulate
verb
to imitate
esoteric
adj
known to , or understood by, a limited group of people
extemporaneous
adj
done without planning, improvised
enmity
noun
mutual hatred
fastidious
adj
difficult to please
flagrant
adj
openly and obviously evil
fledgling
noun
a beginner
foresight
noun
the ability to see ahead, to anticipate, to predict
furtive
adj
secretive, sneaky
garrulous
adj
very talkative, loquacious
gullible
adj
easily decieved
glutton
noun
someone with great endurance; someone who eats a lot of foofd and drink
girth
noun
the measured distance around an object (circumference)
hackeneyed
adj
not original, trite
heinous
adj
shockingly evil
homage
noun
respect paid to someone or something, tribute, honor
heresy
noun
an opinion if pressed in defiance of generally accepted views
hyperbole
noun
extreme exaggeration