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30 Cards in this Set

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quibble
argue over something unimportant
ordeal
difficult or painful experience
nub
the central point, the middle
prudent
cautious, careful
persist
to continue steadily, to last or remain
regal
royal, kinglike, fit for a king
canvass
to go through an area to get votes, sales, or opinions
graphic
ifelike, vivid
pervade
to spread throughout
remnant
a small part remaining
swerve
sharp or sudden turn
gruesome
horrible, ghastly
onslaught
a violent attack, a sudden rush of something
quench
to put out, end
ordain
to order or command, to appoint
melancholy
sad, gloomy, sadness, gloominess
stifle
to smother, prevent from breathing, choke off
bystander
one who looks on or observes
vital
key, crucial, essential
parch
to make dry and thirsty
entice
to attract or tempt
downtrodden
treated unfairly and cruelly
casual
not formal, happening by chance
flounder
struggle awkwardly
outstrip
to get ahead of, do better than, exceed
ratify
to approve, give formal approval to, confirm
simultaneous
happening or existing at the same time
accelerate
to speed up, cause to move faster
erode
wear or eat away
puny
small, tiny, weak, sickly