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22 Cards in this Set

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impetuous
adj. impulsive very impatient
incantation
n. a chant; the repition of statements
infinitesimal
very, very, very small
indigent
adj. poor
insinuate
v. to hint; to creep in
introspective
adj. thinking about oneself and ones feelings
juxtapose
v. to place side by side
labrynth
n. a maze; like a maze
litigate
v. to try in a court, to engage in legal proceedings
magnamous
adj, forgiving, unrestful, noble in spirit, generous
maverick
n. nonconformist, a rebel
mileiu
n. environment, surroundings
nebulous
adj. vague, hazy, indistinct
obfuscate
v. to darken, confuse, make confusing
painstaking
adj. extremely careful; taking pains
paternal
adj. fatherly; fatherlike
polemic
n. a powerful argument often made to attack a controversial issue
precursor
n. a forerunner; somethingthat goes before and anticipates or paves the way for what follows
prodigy
n. an extremely talented child, extraordinary accomp. or occurence
propensity
n. a natural indication or tendency; a predilection
perennial
adj. continual; happening again and again
petulant
adj. rude, cranky, ill-tempered