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Cards (50)

Section 1

(50 cards)

levee

Front

1. raised bank of a river; 2. morning reception held by a monarch

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socio-economic

Front

involving social as well as economic factors

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inconvenience

Front

a mild annoyance; a cause of some trouble

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indispensable

Front

absolutely necessary

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husbandmen

Front

a person who cultivates the land; a farmer

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taxation

Front

The action of the taxing authorities levying a tax.

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concenter

Front

to come together, or collect at a common place.

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privilege

Front

A special favor, right, or advantage given to a person or group.

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furnish

Front

to equip with what is needed, to provide

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utter

Front

To express by speaking

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inheritance

Front

The process in which genetic material is passed from parents to their offspring.

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counterpoint

Front

Contrasting item, opposite; a complement; the use of contrast or interplay in a work of art

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unwieldy

Front

not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity

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dazzle

Front

make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder

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picturesque

Front

like a picture; pleasing or charming to look at

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attendrissement

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emotion

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atypical

Front

not typical

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proprietor

Front

An owner of a store or other business

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absurdity

Front

nonsense; foolishness

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bleak

Front

offering little or no hope

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gratitude

Front

(n.) appreciation, thankfulness

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subdivision

Front

the act of dividing land into pieces that are easier to sell or otherwise develop.

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affront

Front

(n.) an open or intentional insult; a slight; (v.) to insult to one's face; to face in defiance , confront

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contextualize

Front

Place in context, such as by giving the background or circumstances

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redistribute

Front

To divide and sell property

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spectator

Front

a person who watches at a show, game, or other event

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enquiry

Front

a request for information or a question about somebody or something

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humorous

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funny

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languish

Front

(v.) to become weak, feeble, or dull; to droop; to be depressed or dispirited; to suffer neglect

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impracticable

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Not practical or pragmatic, not useful

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uncultivated

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Not used for growing crops

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violate

Front

break (a law); defile; desecrate; assault sexually

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degenerate

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to break down; to deteriorate

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misery

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a feeling of great unhappiness

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infringed

Front

intruded upon land, rights, or privileges that belong to someone else

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anecdote

Front

A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or event.

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revenue

Front

Money coming in

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hardship

Front

something that is hard to bear; difficulty

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propose

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v. to suggest or plan to do somethin

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impassioned

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filled with passionate emotion

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unfeigned

Front

sincere, real, without pretense

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permeated

Front

spread or flowing throughout

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praise

Front

Laud; Acclaim

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trespassed

Front

enter the owner's land or property

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paramount

Front

chief in importance, above all others

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appropriation

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A legislative grant of money to finance a government program or agency

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lighten

Front

make more cheerful; make lighter or brighter

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wretchedness

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extreme misery or unhappiness

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idle

Front

Not active or in use

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misfortune

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bad luck

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