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22 Cards in this Set

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conjecture
v. to guess; to deduce or infer on slight evidence
construe
v. to interpret
corollary
n.something that follows; a natural consequence
credulous
adj. eager to believe; gullible
culpable
adj. deserving blame; guilty
daunt
v. to make fearful; to intimidate
deference
n. submission to another's will; respect; courtesy
derogatory
adj. disapproving; degrading
discern
v. to have insight; to see things clearly; to discriminate; to discern
disparate
adj. different; incompatible; unequal
dormant
adj. inactive; as though asleep; asleep
ebullient
adj. boiling; bubbling with excitement; exuberant
elicit
v. to bring out; to call forth
emulate
v. to strive to equal or excell, usually through imitation
epigram
n. a brief and usually witty or satirical saying
esoteric
adj. hard to understand; understood by only a select few; peculiar
exigency
n. an emergency; an urgency
fabrication
n. a lie; something made up
felicity
n happiness; skillfullness, especially at expressing things; adeptness
forbear
v. to refrain from; to abstain
futile
adj. useless; hopeless
garrulous
adj. talkative; chatty