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Cards (50)

Section 1

(50 cards)

despotism

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Any severe and strict rule in which the judgment of the governed has little or no part.

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embroil

Front

To involve in a conflict or difficulty; to throw into confusion

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advocate

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To speak in favor of

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formidable

Front

Arousing fear or awe

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civilization

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A society with cities, a central government, job specialization, and social classes

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luxurious

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providing ease and comfort far beyond what is ordinary or necessary

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trampling

Front

stepping heavily on something

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impede

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To obstruct or interfere with; to delay

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manner

Front

a way of acting or behaving

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countenance

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Facial expression

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foresight

Front

ability to foresee future happenings

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imputation

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(n.) a charge or accusation; (n.) an insinuation

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encomium

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a formal expression of praise

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faction

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A group or clique within a larger group, party, or government

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continental

Front

being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe

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monarch

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A government ruled by a king or queen

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sanguine

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ruddy; cheerfully optimistic

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concede

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(v.) to admit as true; to yield, submit

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uncandid

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adj. not outspoken or open

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commonwealth

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a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

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republic

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A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting

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terror

Front

Acts of violence designed to promote a specific ideology or agenda by creating panic among an enemy population

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contrivance

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something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme

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encroachment

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gradual intrusion

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tariff

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A tax on imported goods

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seldom

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not often

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cherish

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(v.) to feel or show affection toward something

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diplomatic

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able to take a broad view of negotiations between states

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confederacy

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A loose union of independent states

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contemplation

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Thoughtful observation

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mankind

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human

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turbulence

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commotion or wild disorder

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abridgment

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A condensed form as of a book or play.

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conjecture

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An inference based upon guesswork; a supposition

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jealousy

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a protective reaction to a perceived threat to a valued relationship

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imbecility

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weakness of mind

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commotion

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disturbance

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mild

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moderate in type or degree or effect or force

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replete

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abundantly supplied; complete

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rash

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(adj.) hasty, incautious

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conceive

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To come up with, imagine

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inflame

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arouse or excite feelings and passions

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reckon

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count; calculate; regard as; think; suppose

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extinguish

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put an end to; kill

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delicate

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Easily broken or damaged

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quarrel

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have a disagreement over something

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envy

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Resentment of the good fortune of others

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licentiousness

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lacking legal or moral restraints

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discord

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Lack of agreement or harmony

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preside

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act as president;

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