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51 Cards in this Set

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candid
honest;straightforward
conjecture
inference;guesswork
didactic
instructive
euphemism
mind, indirect term substituting for a harsh, blunt, offensive term
extrapolate
to infer by projecting known info
incoherent
lacking cohesion
insinuate
to introduce, communicate steathily
lucid
clear, easily understood
rhetoric
art of using language effectively, persuasively
acument
quickness, accuracy, keeness of judgement
adroit
skillfull
ascertain
to find out
astute
clever
circumspect
careful
disseminate
to scatter widely
erudition
deep extensive learning
husbandry
application of scientific principles to agriculture
pedantic
excessively concerned with booking learning and rules
perspicacious
shrewd, clear-sighted
pragmatic
practical
precocious
exhibiting unsually intellectual aptitude or maturity
prospectus
formal proposal
rudimentary
basica, elementary
abtruse
hard to understand
callous
unfeeling
convoluted
complex
enigma
a puzzle
inscrutable
hard to understand, fathom
reticent
reserved
staid
serious, unemotional
arcane
known, understood by only a few
assimilate
to make or become similar
autonomy
independence
cosmopolitan
worldly
derivative
something that comes from another source
entourange
a group of associates
esoteric
intended for or understood by only a small group; arcane
gaffe
faux pas, clumsy social error
idiosynrasy
characteristic peculiar to an individual
insular
isolated
orthodox
adhering to tradition
potentate
one who has power to rule over other
castigate
scold or harshly criticize
censure
to issue official blame
denounce
to condemn openly
reculsive
seeking isolation
relinquish
give up, abondon
renounce
to give up
vituperative
marked by harshly abusive condemnation
circumscribe
to restrict, draw a circle around
contiguous
touching, sharing an edge