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50 Cards in this Set

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adjuration
N. solemn urging
admonish
V. warn; reprove
adroit
Adv. skillful
adulation
N. flattery; admiration
adulterate
V. To make impure by mixing with baser substances
adumbration
N. Foreshadowing; outlining
adventitious
Adj. accidental; casual
adverse
Adj. unfavorable; hostile
adversity
N. poverty; misfortune
advocate
V. to urge; plead for
aesthetic
adj. artistic
affected
adj. artificial; pretended
affiliation
N. joining; associating with
affinity
N. kinship
affirmation
N. solemn avowal by one who refuses to take an oath
affluence
N. abundance; wealth
affray
N. public brawl
agape
adj. open-mouthed
agglomeration
N. collection; heap
aggrandize
v. increase or intensify
aggregate
adj. sum; total
aghast
adj. horrified
agility
n. nimbleness
agitate
v. stir up; disturb
agnostic
N. one who doubts the existence or known ability of a god or any ultimate reality.
alacrity
N. cheerful promptness
albeit
conj. although
alchemy
n. medieval chemistry
alias
n. an assumed name
alienate
v. to make hostile; seperate
alimentary
adj. supplying nourishment
alimony
N. payment by a husband to his divorced wife
allay
v. calm; pacify
allege
v. state as a fact
allegory
n. a story in which the characters are used as a symbol; fable
AB, ABS
(from, away from) prefix
abduct
lead away, kidnap
abjure
renounce (swear away from)
abject
degraded (thrown away from)
ABLE, IBLE
(capable of) adj. suffix
portable
able to be carried
legible
able to be read
interminable
unable to be ended
AC,IC
(like, pertaining to) adj suffix
cardiac
pertaining to heart
aquatic
pertaining to water
aquatic
pertaining to water
dramatic
pertaining to drama
ACR
(sharp)
acrimonious
bitter