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215 Cards in this Set

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Vindicate
to justify
Vindictive
seeking revenge
Virtuoso
a masterful musician (or in some other field)
Virulent
extremely poisonous
Visionary
a dreamer
Vitiate
to pollute
Vitriolic
full of bitterness
Vocation
a job
Vociferous
loud
Volatile
explosive
Volition
will
Wanton
malicious
Willful
insisting on having one's way; deliberate
Wistful
sadly longing
Zealous
fervent
prodigious
extrodinary
prodigy
an extremely talented child
profane
having nothing to do with religion
profess
to declare
proficient
throughly competent
profligate
extravagently wasteful
profound
deep
profuse
extravagant
proletatiat
the industrial working class
proliferate
to grow rapidly
prolific
abundantly productive
promulgate
to proclaim
propensity
a nautral inclination
propitious
marked by favorable conditions
proponent
an advocate
propritary
a characteristic of owning property
propriety
good mannered
prosaic
dull
proscribe
to outlaw
proselytize
to convert someone
protangonist
the main character
protract
to prolong
provident
preparing for the future
provincial
narrow outlook
provisional
temporary
proximity
nearness
prudent
careful
purported
rumored
putative
commonly excepted
qualify
to modify
qualitative
having to do with the quality of something
querulous
complaining
quixotic
romantically impractical
ramification
consquence
rancor
bitter
rapacious
greedy
rebuke
to criticize sharply
rebut
to contradict
reclacitrant
disobediant
recant
to publicly deny
reciprocal
mutual
reclusive
withdrawn from society
recondite
hard to understand
recrimination
a bitter counteraccusation
redolent
fragrant
redundant
unneccessarily repetitive
refute
to prove false
reiterate
to repeat
relegate
to banish
relentless
continuous
relinquish
to surrender
remonstrate
to argue against
reniassaince
a rebirth
renounce
to disown
reparation
compensation
repercussion
a consquence
replenish
to refill
replete
completly full
reprehensible
worthy of blame
reprisal
a military action of an "eye for an eye"
reproach
to scold
reprove
to criticize mildly
repudiate
to reject
requisite
required
resolute
determined
respite
a period of rest
reticent
quiet
revere
to honor
rhetoric
the art of formal speaking or writing
rigorous
harsh
robust
vigorous
rogue
a scoundrel
rudimentary
basic
ruminate
to contemplate
rustic
rural
reproach
to scold
reprove
to criticize mildly
repudiate
to reject
requisite
required
resolute
determined
respite
a period of rest
reticent
quiet
revere
to honor
rhetoric
the art of formal speaking or writing
rigorous
harsh
HAVING A GOOD TIME?
YAY WORDSMART
rogue
a scoundrel
rudimentary
basic
ruminate
to contemplate
rustic
rural
sacchrine
sweet
sacriledge
a violation of something scacred
sacrosanct
sacred
sagacioius
discerning
salient
sticking out
salutary
healthful
sanctimonious
pretending to be devout
sanguine
optimistic
sardonic
scornful
scintillate
to sparkle
scrupulous
careful
scrutinize
to examine very carefully
secular
having nothing to do with religion
sedition
treason
sensory
having to do with the senses
sentient
able to percieve by the senses
sequester
to set apart
serendipity
accidental good fortune
servile
submissive and subservient like a slave
singular
unique
slander
to speak badly about someone
sloth
laziness
sobriety
state of being sober
solicitous
eager and attentive
solvent
not broke or bankrupt
soporific
extremely boring
sordid
filthy
spawn
to bring forth
specious
deceptibly attractive
sporadic
scattered
spurious
false
squalor
filthy living conditions
squander
to waste
stagnation
motionless
static
stationary
staunch
firmly commited
steadfast
loyal
sitgmatize
to brand with disgrace
stipulate
require something as a part of an agreement
stoic
indifferent to pleasure or pain
stratum
a layer/level
stricture
a restriction
strife
a bitter conflict
stingent
strict
stymie
to get in the way of
subjugate
to enslave
sublime
awesome/majestic
subordinate
lower imporatance or position
substansive
having substance;solid
subtle
not obvious
subversive
overthrowing
succinct
breif and to the point
succumb
to yelid to
supercilious
haughty
superfluous
redundant
surfeit
an excessive amount
surreptitious
sneaky
surrogate
to substitute
sycophant
a suck up
synthesis
a combining of parts to form a whole
tacit
implied
taciturn
uncommunative
tagential
not especially relevent
tangible
touchable
tantamount
equivalent to
tautological
redundant
temerity
recklessness
temperate
moderate;mild
tenable
valid
tenet
a shared belief
tentative
uncertain
tenuous
extremely thin
terse
succinct;using no unesesscary words
theology
the study of God or religion
tirade
a prolonged bitter speach
torpor
sluggishness
tenecious
stubborn
touchstone
a test of authenticity
tout
to praise highly
transcend
to go above and beyond
transgress
to sin
transient
temporary
trepidation
fear
turpitude
shameful wickedness
ubiquitous
being everywhere at the same time
unconscionable
not controlled by conscious
unctous
insincere
uniform
the same for everyone
remitting
relentless
unwitting
not aware
urbane
sophisticated
usurp
to seize wrongfully
utilitarian
stress usefulness over other qualities; pragmatic
utopia
an ideal society
vacillate
to be indecisive
vapid
spiritless;dull
vehement
violent
venal
capable of being bribed
venerate
to rever; treat something as holy
veracity
truthfulness
verbose
using too many words
verisimilitude
similare to reality
vernacular
slang
vestige
a last trace
vex
to annoy
viable
capable of working
vicarious
living through someone elses expreiances
vicissitude
change in fortune
vilify
to defame
Relentless
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