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86 Cards in this Set

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(28) harrowed
unnerved
(28) refractory
uncooperative
(28) rankle
irritate
(28) gossamers
feathers
(28) deprecation
reproachfulness
(25) ferreted out
track down, hunt out
(26) curtly
abruptly, impolitely, snappishly, tersely
(26) perturbation
confusion, bewilderment, uneasiness, bothering
(27) gable
the portion of the front or side of a building, usually triangular or nearly triangular in shape, enclosed by or masking the edn of a roof that slopes downward from a central ridge
(27) spangles
spots, beads
(26) effectual
satisfactory, sufficient, functional
(26) fractious
irritable, quarrelsome
(25) ingenuously
undeceptively, sincerely, genuinely, forthrightly
(26) aggravating
irritating, annoying
(26) rapture
thrill, euphoria
(28) consternation
bewilderment
(28) askance
distrustfully
(26) resolutely
determinedly, firmly, relentlessly
(28) kindred
tribe, extended family
(25) qualms
regrets, misgivings, doubts
(28) obdurate
unyielding
(27) eaves
the overhanging lower edge of a roof
(26) potent
powerful, strong
(26) stipulations
conditions, prerequisites, specifications
(26) tempestuous
stormy, violent, intense
(26) indignantly
angrily, resentfully
(25) elusive
evasive, intangible, inexplicable
(29) bowery
(adjective) leafy, shady

bower = leafy & shady enclave, arbor (could also refer to summer cottage, country cottage)
(28) behooved
be obligatory, be suitable, be advantageous
(26) reproachful
disapproving, critical
(26) hinder
impede, restrain
(26) providential
advantageous, convenient
(26) breach
break, gap, offense, transgression
(26) predilection
tendency
(25) revelation
surprise, unmasking
(26) consolation
comfort, sympathy
(26) gimlet
borer (sharp-pointed thing used to make holes)
(26) affliction
adversity, suffering
(25) gauntlet
hardship
(29) writhing
squirming
(25) ludicrously
comically
(25) ethereal
delicate, fine, wispy
(25) reverie
daydream
(28) rejoinder
response
(29) staccato
steady beat (rhythmic, characterized by shortened notes or clipped speech)
(25) spry
energetic
(25) deftly
skillfully
(29) sarcasm
mockery
(25) sundry
various, varied
(26) deprecatingly
condemningly, disparagingly (in such a way as to indicate earnest disapproval of)
(29) retort
answer
(25) traversed
walked
(25) perforce
as a matter of course
(25) pessimism
gloom
(25) wistful
wishful, forlorn
(25) decorum
protocol, dignity, good manners
(25) enticed
tempted
(25) innovation
transformation, renovation (something new or different introduced)
(25) vivacity
liveliness
(27) jocoser
jesting, joking
(27) hoisted
lifted, raised
(27) fete
feast
(28) imploring
begging
(28) abashed
disconcerted
(28) abasement
degradation
(28) glibly
smoothly (smoothly-spoken)
(28) fortnight
two weeks
(28) skeptical
distrustful
(28) catechism
belief system, religion
(28) tremulous
quaky, quivery
(29) furbelows
edging
(28) Parthian shaft (or Parthian shot)
parting shot (a sharp, telling remark or gesture made in departing)
(29) deprecatory
reproachful
(29) brusquely
abruptly
(29) brooch
breastpin, clasp
(29) compunction
remorse
(29) rigmarole
nonsense
(29) consumption
expenditure
(29) beguiled
misled
(29) dolefully
mournfully
(29) sacrilegious
blasphemous
(29) sublime
lofty
(29) abets
encourages
(29) sallow
wan
(29) tribulations
hardships
(29) cranny
fissure