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22 Cards in this Set

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acute
adj. sharp; shrewd
adulterate
v. to contaminate; to make impure
agrarian
adj. of or relating to land; relating to the management or farming of land
allusion
n. an indirect reference (often to a literary work); a hint
amerliorate
v. to make better or more tolerable
anarchy
n. absence of government or control; lawlessness; disorder
apathy
n. lack of interest; lack of feeling
approbation
n. approval; praise
archetype
n. an original model or pattern
assimilate
v. to take in; to absord; to learn thoroughly
autonomous
adj. acting independently
banal
adj. unoriginal; ordinary
belligerent
adj. combative; quarrelsome; waging war
bequest
n. something left to someone in a will
blight
n. a disease in plants; anything that injures or destroys
cacophony
n. harsh-sounding mixture of words, voices, or sounds
categorical
adj. unconditional; absolute
charlatan
n. fraud; quack; con man
circuitous
adj. roundabout; not followind a direct path
coalesce
v. to come together as one; to fuse; to unite
complacent
adj. self-satisfied; overly pleased with oneself; contented to a fault
concord
n. harmony; agreement