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15 Cards in this Set

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Asperity (n)
1. Sharpness or harshness of manner.
2. Roughness of surface; unevenness.
Bane (n)
A person or thing that destroys or causes harm.

Baneful (adj)
Causing destruction or ruin.
A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a fool.
Doleful (adj)
Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief.
Extrovert (n)
A person whose attention is focused on others and on what is going on around her or him, rather than her or his own feelings.

Extroverted (adj)
Garish (adj)
Excessively bright and flashy; tastelessly glaring.
Hierarchy (n)
A group or system in which positions of power are ranked, usually from lowest to highest.
Imbue (v)
To fill completely with a feeling or idea; to inspire.
Instigate (v)
To stir up or urge on; to provoke.
Penchant (n)
A strong attraction or leaning.
Rambunctious (adj)
Behaving in a wild and unruly manner.
Repertoire (n)
The list of pieces an actor, musician, etc. is ready to perform; the skills or accomplishments of a person or group.
Rudiment (n) (usually plural)
1. A basic principle or skill.

2. An undeveloped or beginning stage.
Undermine (v)
1. To weaken or ruin by degrees.

2. To attack by indirect, secret, or underhanded means.
Unremitting (adj)
Not stopping or slowing down; constant.