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18 Cards in this Set

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superior mental acuteness
acumen
to pretend
dissemble
to insert new material
interpolate
spotted or blotched in coloring
mottled
greed
avarice
putrefaction of plant or animal protein that cause food poisoning
ptomaine
full of menacing influences
baleful
acting like the Spartans of Greece, austere and disciplined
Spartanism
to transer to another's custody; entrust
consign
an unnaturally high-pitched voice
falsetto
innocent, naive
ingenuous
a swaggering display of courage
bravado
unduly demonstrative; lacking reserve; pouring out; overflowing
effusive
to erase; get rid of
eradicate
to establish oneself in the favor of someone else
ingratiating
restless, uneasy, impatient
restive
faithlessness
perfidy
incapable of being scrutinized; not easily understood; mysterious
inscrutable