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20 Cards in this Set

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to accept without protest; to agree or submit (v.)
acquiesce
to entice, tempt; to be attractive (v.) a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm (n.)
allure
twsted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly (adj., adv.)
askew
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned (adj.)
blithe
quarrelsome, inclined to argue (adj.)
contentious
to desire something belonging to another (v.)
covet
discouraged, dejected, downcast (adj.)
crestfallen
rumpled, mussed; haning in disorder (adj.)
disheveled
one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets(n.) the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised (math)
exponent
given to much talking, tediously chatty (adj.)
garrulous
incapable of being overcome (adj.)
insuperable
to be regretted or pitied (adj.)
lamentable
an unsuitable or misleading name (n.)
misnomer
to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend (v.)
profess
a period of relief or rest (n.)
respite
a repayment; a deserved punishment (n.)
retribution
winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible (adj.)
sinuous
full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style (adj.)
sonorous
the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field (n.)
vanguard
a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing
wastrel