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Cards (35)

Section 1

(35 cards)

acute

Front

Sharp; shrewd

Back

gimlet

Front

hand tool for boring holes

Back

scrutinize

Front

To examine closely

Back

senile

Front

infirm, weak from old age

Back

distend

Front

to swell, inflate, or bloat

Back

imminent

Front

About to happen

Back

assent

Front

to agree

Back

differentiate

Front

to distinguish between two items

Back

automatic

Front

operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control

Back

tremulous

Front

trembling

Back

taut

Front

Pulled or drawn tight

Back

fringe

Front

decorative edge of hanging threads; edge

Back

queerly

Front

oddly

Back

gaily

Front

happily

Back

mangy

Front

shabby; filthy

Back

betoken

Front

signify; indicate; be a sign of

Back

imprudence

Front

a lack of caution in practical affairs

Back

sheath

Front

a protective covering for a knife or sword

Back

cotillion

Front

a ball at which young ladies are presented to society

Back

veneration

Front

great respect

Back

reminiscence

Front

memory or act of recalling the past

Back

impugn

Front

(v.) to call into question; to attack as false

Back

coquettish

Front

behaving in such a way as to suggest a playful sexual attraction; flirtatious

Back

sceptic

Front

having doubts about something that other people think is true

Back

ruminate

Front

To meditate, think about at length

Back

mythical

Front

Imaginary; not real

Back

grimace

Front

a facial expression of fear, disapproval, or pain

Back

fritter

Front

waste (time or money on unimportant things)

Back

lull

Front

(n, v) soothe or cause to fall asleep (as in a lullaby); quiet down; make to feel secure, sometimes falsely (verb); a period of calm or quiet (noun)

Back

vigour

Front

physical strength and good health

Back

querulously

Front

habitually complaining

Back

environ

Front

be around

Back

falsetto

Front

artificially high; above the normal voice range

Back

coincide

Front

(v.) to be in full agreement; to be the same in nature, character, or function; to happen at the same time

Back

scant

Front

Not enough or barely enough

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