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51 Cards in this Set

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acetic
of vinegar
clandestine
secret
cosmic
of the universe; vast
devolve
transfer
effete
weak
ensemble
matched outfit of clothing; working closely together; group of musicians
exhume
dig up; revive
fusillade
firing of shots
infraction
breaking of a rule
lapidary
cuter of precious stones
mace
ceremonial staff; spiked war club; powdered nutmeg husks
meretricious
cheaply showy
opulent
luxurious
paregoric
pain-killing drug
refractory
unruly; unresponsive to treatment
tactile
from the sense of touch
tocsin
alarm bell
tribulation
suffering
animalcule
microscopic life form
collateral
security for a loan; supporting; of a separate line of descent
defray
pay
disconsolate
very sad
emeritus
who has reitred but keeps his or her rank
equable
unchanging
foment
stir up
impeach
charge with a crime; raise doubts concerning
insipid
tastelss; uninspiring
lariat
rope used to catch cattle and horses
maestro
master musician
meteoric
swift; of shooting stars
oscillate
swing back and forth
parole
early release from prison
rheumy
watering
temporize
stall for time; act merely to suit the immediate moment
trajectory
curved path
vibrant
energetic; rich; quivering
tactile
from the sense of touch
tocsin
alarm bell
tribulation
suffering
animalcule
microscopic life form
collateral
security for a loan; supporting; of a separate line of descent
defray
pay
disconsolate
very sad
emeritus
who has reitred but keeps his or her rank
equable
unchaing
foment
stir up
impeach
charge with a crime; raise doubts concerning
insipid
tastelss; uninspiring
lariat
rope used to catch cattle and horses
maestro
master musician
meteoric
swift; of shooting stars