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22 Cards in this Set

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consummate
adj. perfect; complete; supremely skillful
corroborate
v. to confirm; to back up with evidence
criterian
n. standard; basis for judgement
cursory
adj. nasty; superficial
dearth
n. lack; scarcity
definitive
adj. conclusive; providing the last word
dessicate
v. to dry out
discreet
adj. prudent; judiciously reserved
disseminate
v. to spread the seeds of something; to scatter; to make widely known
dubious
adj. full of doubt; uncertain
eccentric
adj. not conventional; irregular
elliptical
adj. oval; mising a word or words; obscure
encroach
v. to make gradual or stealthy inroads to; to trespass
etpitome
n. a brief summary that captures meaning; perfect example; paradigm
espouse
v. to support; to advocate
exonterate
v. to free completely from blame; to exculpate
facetious
adj. humorous; not serious; clumsily humorous
fervor
n. great warmth or earnestness; order; zeal
forego
v. to do without; to forbear
genre
n. a type or category; especially in art or writing
hapless
adj. unlucky
ideology
n. a system of social or political ideas