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33 Cards in this Set

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predilection
an established preference
illictly
prohibited
condescended
to assume an air superiority
impressionistic
based on or involving a feature resulting from some influence as distinct from expertise or fact
mortification
a sense of humiliation caused by a wound in someone's pride
erratic
having no fixed course
repertoire
list of performances
probate
relating to judicial authority
domiciled
to establish in a residence
nebulous
cloudy, misty, or hazy
phenomenal
extraordinary
tranquility
the quality or state of being unvarying in aspect
furor
furious or hectic activity
contemputous
expressing the act of despising
edification
enlightment
disapprobation
the act of passing unfavorable judgement upon
concessions
an act of admitting a point claimed in an argument
judiciously
discreet
monosyllabic
one syllable
auspicious
favorable
malevolent
showing ill will
evasion
a means of avoiding
aloof
at a distance
quelling
to thorughly overwhelm and reduce to submission
benevolence
disposition to do good
magisterial
of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a master
obsession
a persistant disturbing preoccupation with often unreasonable idea or feeling
incomprehensible
impossible to grasp the meaning of
revelations
an enlighting
discernible
visible or apparant
sojourn
a temporary stay
inqusitive
inclined to ask questions, especially inordinately or improperly curious about the affairs of others
vapid
lacking liveliness; dull