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159 Cards in this Set

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Castigate
To scold severely
To castigate a student
Complicated
Not simple
A complicated problem
Create
Bring into being
To create a masterpiece
Dire
Dreadful
Dire misfortune
Doggerel
Loosely styled verse
A few pages of doggerel
Effective
In force
Exceptional
Unusually good
Fluctuate
Go up and down
Gnome
Fairy-tale dwarf
Inured
Accustomed
Effective
In force
Exceptional
Unusually good
Fluctuate
Go up and down
Gnome
Fairy-tale dwarf
Inured
Accustomed
Parable
Short story teaching a lesson
Plausible
Apparently true
Semblance
Outward appearence
Zealous
Very enthusiastic
Pare
Peel (cut down on)
Cockade
Ribbon worn on hat
Lei
Ring of flowers worn around the neck
Disrupt
Disturb
Allude
Refer
Scourge
Whip (Cause of terrible suffering)
Baton
Stick used to conduct an orchestra (or a metal rod that is twirled showily)
Eliminate
Remove
Unseemly
Improper
Clarity
Clearness
Knell
Slow trolling of bells
Triplicate
Three copies
Authentic
Genuine
Hireling
Person in the pay of another
Rampant
Spreading Wildly
Toady
Flatterer
Passage
Place for people (Crossing by boat; part of something written)
Avalanche
Mass of snow sliding down a mountain (Sudden large volume)
Premonition
Feeling that something bad will happen
Fumes
Smoke (Showed great irritation)
Creditor
Person to whom one owes money
Unearthly
Weird
Aggravate
Make worse
Impasse
Difficulty that can't be resolved
Shrew
Mouse-like animal (women=naggy)
Fateful
Very important (Telling of the future;deadly)
Abstain
Do without willingly (Refuse to)
Mite
Small sum of money (Small animal of the spider family)
Collaborate
Work together
Exaggerated
Made to seem greater than it was
Exposed
Unprotected
Expose
To make known
Expose
Revealing of unsavory facts
Ascertain
Find out
Subjugate
Bring under control
Anthology
Collection of poems
Crucial
Vitally important
Espionage
Spying
Handicap
Disadvantage
Octet
Group of eight
Embossed
With a raised pattern
Aural
Of the ears
Forbearance
Patience and restraint
Preoccupied
Completely absorbed in her thoughts
Astute
Clever
Equestrian
Horse-riding
Rift
Crack
Subtle
Indirect
Inflict
Cause
Edit
Prepare for publication
Rodent
Rat and mice
Besiege
Surround in order to attack
Forge
Move with difficulty
Adulation
Excessive
Mesa
Large, flat-topped hill
Embalm
Prepare for burial
Alms
Money for the poor
Stockade
Wall made of tall stakes
Mire
Deep mud
Escapade
Adventure
Ban
Not permit
Rendezvous
Meeting
Festoons
Carved figures
Topical
In the news
Random
By chance
Plumb
Weighted (get to the bottom of)
Cogitate
Think deeply
Contempt
Scorn
Slake
Statisfy
Clerical
Priestly
Shanty
Crudely-built hut
Resplendent
Dazzling
Tick
Pillow cover (bug)
Tenement
Run-down apartment building
Pennant
Triangular flag
Vague
Unclear
Impertinent
Rude
initiative
First step
Annihilate
Destroy completely
Rankles
Causes a lasting bitterness
Elope
Run away and get married
Ogre
Hideous giant
Consider
Think about
Pandemonium
Great disorder
Bigamy
Marrying when one is already married
Naivete
Innocence
Abound
Great
Token
Sign or Coin
Inarticulate
Unable to speak
Expansive
Covering a large area
Laminated
Covered with plastic
Dialect
Regional form of a language
Lucid
Clear
Susceptible
Easily affected by
Dubbed
named
Spasmodic
Spazzy
Rotary
Circular
Intricate
Complicated
Discretion
Judgement
Deplore
Feel great regret about
Pert
Saucy
Impound
Seized and held
Salvage
Save from being wrecked
Unilateral
Involving one side only
Scrupulous
Careful to do what is proper
Voluptuous
Giving pleasure through the senses
Procees
Profits
Hamper
Hinder
Dilatory
Slow
Neutral
Indefinite
Ordained
Arranged before hand
Fitful
Broken
Amends
Do good to make up for harm done
Tic
Twitching
Roan
Red and Brown horse
Apathy
Not caring
Superficial
Slight
Mere
Only
Economical
Not wasteful
Doff
Remove
Episode
Incident
Recuperate
Get well again
Iniquitous
Wicked
Erudite
Well-read; knowledgeable
Glib
Smoothly spooken
Facade
False front
Aghast
Horrified
Stature
Height
Damask
Richly patterned
Loot
Stolen goods
Stagnant
Motionless
Ferment
State of agitation
Abate
Become less
Nauseous
Sickening
Undertone
Low voice
Misnomer
Name that doesn't fit
Probe
Examine
Incredible
Unibelieveble
Merge
Combine
Clergy
Class of ministers, priests or rabbis