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20 Cards in this Set

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adapt
Accent: 2nd sylable (v) to adjust or change to suit conditions
attest
Accent: 2nd sylable (v) to bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine
dovetail
Accent: 1st sylable (v) to fit together exactly; to connect so as to form a whole. (n) a carpentry figure resembling a dove's tail
enormity
Accent: 2nd sylable (n) the quality of exceeding all moral bonds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
falter
Accent: 1st sylable (v) to hesitate, stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
foreboding
Accent: 2nd sylable (n) a warning or felling that something bad will happen (adj) marked by fear, omnious
forlorn
Accent: 2nd sylable (adj) totally abandoned
haughty
Accent: 1st sylable (adj) chillingly proud and scornful
impediment
Accent: 2nd sylable (n) obstruction
imperative
Accent: 2nd sylable (adj) essential (n) a form of a verb expressing a command
loiter
Accent: 1st sylable (v) hang around
malinger
Accent: 2nd sylable (v) goof off
pithy
Accent: 1st sylable (adj) short but full of meaning
plunder
Accent: 1st sylable (v) to rob by force (n) property stolen by force
simper
Accent: 1st sylable (v) to smile (n) a forced smile
steadfast
Accent: 1st sylable (adj) loval
vaunted
Accent: 1st sylable (adj) much boasted about
vilify
Accent: 1st sylable (v) to abuse
waif
Accent: 1st sylable (n) a homeless person or stray animal
wry
Accent: 1st sylable (adj) twisted