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50 Cards in this Set

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dearth
lack, shortage, scarcity, paucity, deficiency
panache
vigor, dash, style, flair,
ebullience
zeal, high energy
malaise
feeling of discomfort
jurisprudence
division, science or study of law
reproach
express shame
vacillate
waver between positions
garner
build up, acculmulate
capitulate
give up, surrender or quit
acquiesce
agree with reservation
esoteric
knowledge or understanding possessed by a small group
sonorous
deep, rich, pleasant sound
facile
done with great ease and lacking effort or planning
defunct
no longer in existence
spurious
doubtful or probably false
precarious
lacking security or foundation
biennial
every two years
naive
lacking experience, knowledge or sophistication
incumbent
obligatory, necessary, or required
timorous
timid, apprehensive
circumspect
respectful or the situation and its details
hackneyed
tired old yesterdays news
hiatus
pause, gap or space
cabal
group or plotters generally working in secret
jaunt
short trip or journey
despot
oppressive ruler with absolute power
trepidation
fear, dread, worry
caustic
corrosive or burning substance
gambit
opening move in chess
efface
make indistinct
debunk
reveal the false
impede
obstruct, place in the paht of
abdicate
give up, renounce
nullify
make null and void
eschew
evade, avoid, or shun
blandish
to coax through flattery
diffuse
spread out, scatter
facetious
teasing, comedic
prudent
showing wisdom and thoughtful judgement
blithe
carefree, happy
requisite
required, necessary
malevolent
evil, malicious
scrupulous
principled or exact, attentive to detail
acrimonious
stinging, caustic
verbose
wordy
pugnacious
bellicose
sanguine
confident, optimistic
degrade
reduce, lower, make less grand
agitate
stir or disturb
beguile
betray, attract