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52 Cards in this Set

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Insusceptible
not likely to be affected
Stipulate
demand or specify (a requirement), typically as part of an agreement
Elapse
(of time) pass or go by
Preclude
prevent from happening; make impossible
Proposition
a statement or assertion that expresses a judgement or opinion
Proficient
competent or skilled in doing or using something
Competent
having the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully
Conceit
fanciful comparison or metaphor
Defer to
acknowledge the merit of
Consolidate
a) make (something) physically stronger or more solid
b) combine (a number of things) into a single more effective
Inductive
characterized by the inference of general laws from particular instances
Elusive
difficult to find, catch, or achieve
Effusive
a) showing or expressing gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner
b) (Geology) (of igneous rock) poured out when molten and later solidified
Superficial
existing or occurring at or on the surface
Contemplative
expressing or involving prolonged thought
Disparage
regard or represent as being or little worth
(refer: disdain)
Condemn
express complete disapproval of; censure
Plaintive
sounding sad and mournful
Impartial
treating all rivals or disputants equally
Emancipate
set free, especially from legal, social, or political restrictions
Ensue
happen or occur afterwards or as a result
Unencumbered
not having any burden or impediment
Cadre
a small group of people specially trained for a particular purpose or profession
Abide by
accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation)
Patronage
the support given by a patron
Patronizing
treat with an apparent kindness which betrays a feeling of superiority
Betray
a) expose (one's country, a group, or a person) to danger by treacherously giving information to an enemy
b) unintentionally reveal; be evidence of
Divisible
capable of being divided
Inefficacious
not producing the desired effect
Codify
arrange (laws or rules) into a systematic code
Doctrine
a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, political party, or other group
Discretion
the freedom to decide what should be done in a particular situation
Prohibit
formally forbid (something) by law, rule, or other authority
Conspicuous
clearly visible
Penal
relating to, used for, or prescribing the punishment of offenders under the legal system
Prodigious
remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree
Virtuoso
a person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit
Scarcely
only just; almost not
Exhaustive
including or considering all elements or aspects; fully comprehensive
Moderation
the avoidance of excess or extremes, especially in one's behaviour or political opinions
- the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
Prominent
important; famous
Unanimous
(of two or more people) fully in agreement
- (of an opinion, decision, or vote) held or carried by everyone involved
Anonymous
(of a person) not identified by name; of unknown name
Jeopardy
danger of loss, harm, or failure
- (Law) danger arising from being on trial for a criminal offense
Clause
a particular and separate article, stipulation, or proviso in a treaty, bill, or contract
Proviso
a condition or qualification attached to an agreement or statement
Jeopardize
put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger or loss, harm, or failure
Counterpart
a person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing in a different place or situation
- (Law) one of two copies of a legal document
Confide
tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others
Content
in a state of peaceful happiness
- willing to accept something; satisfied
Retaliate
make an attack in return for a similar attack
Reprisal
an act of retaliation