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Cards (50)

Section 1

(50 cards)

unalterable

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not able to be changed

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wholly

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Completely

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prosperous

Front

Successful

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poise

Front

good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position

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callous

Front

Emotionally hardened, unfeeling

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diminution

Front

lessening; reduction in size

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albeit

Front

although

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citation

Front

A note, inserted into the text of a research paper that refers the reader to a source in the bibliography

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lament

Front

to express sorrow; to grieve

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aspiration

Front

a strong desire for achievement

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turbulent

Front

disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy

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replete

Front

abundantly supplied; complete

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intrinsic

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(adj.) belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part

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prosperity

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wealth, success

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decree

Front

An order having the force of law

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disabuse

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to set right; to free from error

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rally

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to organize or inspire

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pinnacle

Front

a high peak or point

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atrocity

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An act of great cruelty and wickedness

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credibility

Front

Believability, trustworthiness

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trope

Front

Artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also called a figure of speech.

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inflect

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Change in pitch or tone of the voice

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laymen

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n. a nonprofessional; a person who is not a member of the clergy

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extrinsic

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external; not essential or inherent; extraneous;

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pragmatic

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practical, as opposed to idealistic

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earnestness

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deep sincerity or seriousness

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artistry

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a superior skill learned by study and practice and observation

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ovation

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enthusiastic and lengthy applause

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ecstatic

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Extremely happy

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foe

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enemy

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deterrence

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An effort to preserve the status quo through the threat of force

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eradicate

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(v.) to root out, get rid of, destroy completely

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crude

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not carefully or expertly made

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illusion

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(n.) a false idea; something that one seems to see or to be aware that really does not exist

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implicit

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(adj.) implied or understood though unexpressed; without doubts or reservations, unquestioning; potentially contained in

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aspire

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(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend

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consolidate

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(v.) to combine, unite; to make solid or firm

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conviction

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A fixed or strong belief; to be determined guilty of a crime (verb)

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fortitude

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Courage in facing difficulties

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arduous

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(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort

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devastation

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Destruction; desolation

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thwart

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(v.) to oppose successfully; to prevent, frustrate

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superbly

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extremely well; wonderfully

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amidst

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Surrounded by; in the middle of

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tactical

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adj. having to do with tactics especially naval or military tactics; marked tactics or deft maneuvering

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insurmountable

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impossible to overcome

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ameliorate

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To improve

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obsolete

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(adj.) out-of-date, no longer in use

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exigency

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an emergency; an urgency

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hyperbole

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A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor

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