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20 Cards in this Set

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abridge
to shorten the number of words
affable
pleasant and easy to talk to
bolster
anything used as a support
emendation
a correction
expletive
an oath or exclamation usually profane
finality
the quality or condition of being complete
furor
frenzied anger
garrulous
talking too much
idiomatic
characteristic of a particular language
impromptu
without previous thought or preparation
intangible
not capable of being touched
invoke
to call upon a higher power for assistance
lucrative
producing money
reciprocate
to give do or take in return
shrew
a mouse like animal
subterfuge
a trick
supercillious
showing scorn
tawdry
gaudy showy and cheap
verbose
using or containing more words than necessary
wistful
full of longing