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45 Cards in this Set

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malapropism
ludicrous misuse of a word
nonplussed
perplexed
postlude
concluding section
hierarchy
ranking
portly
stout
interdiction
prohibition
vide
see
omnibus
covering many things
monolithic
massive and uniform
imponderable
difficult to ponder
benediction
blessing
incredulous
not believing
omniscient
all-knowing
neophyte
beginner
unilateral
one-sided
hypothecate
pledge as security
heterodox
unorthodox
paterfamilias
male head of family
putative
thought-to-be
aver
affirm or declare
megaton
force of a million tons of dynamite
sangfroid
cold-blooded composure
alter ego
second self
altercation
heated dispute
contravene
go against
confluence
a flowing together
circumlocution
talking in circles
soliloquy
speech to oneself
mollify
make soft
gregarious
sociable
declaim
speak rhetorically
sotto voce
in a low voice
translucent
semitransparent
forte
strong point
fortissimo
very loudly
acerbity
sharpness of temper
perambulate
wander through
perfidy
breach of faith
impugn
attack as false
non sequitur
an idea which does not follow
egocentric
self-centered
loquacious
talkative
sacrosanct
sacred
cacophony
bad noise
tangible
touchable