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51 Cards in this Set

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suborn
v. persuade to act unlawfully (esp. to commit perjury)
substantive
adj. essential; pertaining to the substance
subsume
v. include; encompass
subterfuge
n. pretense; evasion
subversive
adj. tending to overthrow; destructive
succor
v. aid; assist; comfort
suffuse
v. spread over
sunder
v. separate; part
sundry
adj. various; several
superannuated
adj. retired or disqualified because of age
supercilious
adj. arrogant; condescending; patronizing
supererogatory
adj. superfluous; more than needed or demanded
supernumerary
n. person or thing in excess of what is necessary
supersede
v. cause to be set aside; replace; make obsolete
supine
adj. lying on back
suppliant
adj. entreating; beseeching
supplicate
v. petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
supposition
n. hypothesis; surmise
suppositious
adj. assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
surfeit
v. satiate; stuff; indulge to excess in anything
surreptitious
adj. secret
swarthy
adj. dark; dusky
swathe
v. wrap around; bandage
swelter
v. be oppressed by heat
swill
v. drink greedily
swindler
n. cheat
sybarite
n. lover of luxury
sycophant
n. servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man
syllogism
n. logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
sylvan
adj. pertaining to the woods; rustic
suppliant
adj. entreating; beseeching
supplicate
v. petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
supposition
n. hypothesis; surmise
suppositious
adj. assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
surfeit
v. satiate; stuff; indulge to excess in anything
surreptitious
adj. secret
swarthy
adj. dark; dusky
swathe
v. wrap around; bandage
swelter
v. be oppressed by heat
swill
v. drink greedily
swindler
n. cheat
sybarite
n. lover of luxury
sycophant
n. servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man
syllogism
n. logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
sylvan
adj. pertaining to the woods; rustic
symbiosis
n. interdependent relationship (b/t groups, species), often mutually beneficial
synoptic
adj. providing a general overview; summary
tacit
adj. understood; not put into words
taciturn
adj. habitually silent; taking little
tangential
adj. peripheral; only slightly connected; digressing
tantamount
adj. equivalent in effect or value