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20 Cards in this Set

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tacit
implied but not expressed
contentious
likely to cause quarrels or disputes
droll
having a humorous or odd quality
inveigle
to win over by wiles
resonant
having a rich, echoing quality
venerable
calling forth respect through age, character and attainments
deign
condesced to do something
inure
to accustom to accept something undesirable
mordant
burning, powerful, painful
enmity
active, usually mutual, hatred or ill will
idiosyncratic
peculiar
sinecure
position that requires little work but pays well
disinterested
not interested/careless
uninterested
not having the mind engaged
contretemps
embarassing occurance
vagaries
erratic, unpredictable action
aesthete
one effecting sensitivity to the beautiful in art
querulous
habitually complaining
guileful
strategic, cunning
torpid
sluggish, lacking in vigor