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55 Cards in this Set

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Derelict
(adj) neglectful of one's obligations; abandoned
Extol
(verb) to praise
Extant
(adj) still in existence
infusion
(noun) the introduction of; the addition of
eclectic
(adj) a variety; made up of different elements from different sources
clandestine
(adj) secretive; concealed for a darker purpose
Discrepancy
(noun) difference between

a discrepancy between a person and their picture
discord
(noun) lack of agreement
dilatory
(adj) slowing something down, delay
disparage
(verb) speak disrespectfully about someone
Exacerbate
(verb) to aggravate or intensify
expedite
(verb) to speed up the process of something
didactic
(adj) excessively instructive or bossy
inept
(adj) clumsy, awkward; incapable; foolish
hackneyed
(adj) worn out by overuse
florid
(adj) gaudy or extremely ornate
eloquent
(adj) persuasively expressing emotion
derivative
(adj) copied or adapted; not original
jaded
(adj) tired by excess or over use, slightly cynical
lithe
(adj) moving and bending with ease; graceful
mandate
(n.) in a command or instruction
mitigate
(v.) to soften or make milder
partisan
(n.) strong supporter of a cause
insolence
(n.) rudeness, impertinence
delineate
(v.) to portray, depict, describe
deliberation
(n.) discussion or careful deliberation of an issue
debilitating
(adj) impairing strength or energy
debacle
(n.) disastrous collapse, total failure
curtail
(v) to shorten
convergence
(n.) the state of seperate elements joining or coming together
contemptuous
(adj) scornful, disdainful
confound
(v) to baffle, perplex
censure
(v) to find fault with and condemn as wrong
benevolent
(adj) friendly and helpful
autonomous
(adj) separate, independent
augment
(v) to expand, extend
astute
(adj) having good judgement
arable
(adj) suitable for cultivation
anachronistic
(adj) something from an incorrect time period
amiable
(adj) friendly, pleasant
amalgamation
(n.) consolidation of smaller parts
alacrity
(n) cheerful willingness
adept
(adj) very skillful
reputable
(adj) honorable
rancorous
(adj) bitter, hateful
prudent
(adj) careful, cautious
prosaic
(adj) relating to prose, dull, common place
proponent
(n) advocate, defender, supporter
profound
(Adj) deep, meaningful
procure
(v) to acquire, obtain
preclude
(v) to prevent, exclude
phlegmatic
(adj) calm in temperament, sluggish
penurious
(adj) stingy, poverty-stricken
pathos
(n) pity, compassion
nondescript
(adj) lacking interesting or distinctive qualities