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Cards (51)

Section 1

(50 cards)

conjecture

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inference; guesswork

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pragmatic

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practical

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circumspect

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careful; prudent; discreet

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circumscribe

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to draw a circle around; to restrict

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renounce

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to give up (a title, for example), especially by formal announcement

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inscrutable

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difficult to fathom or understand; impenetrable.

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callous

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emotionally hardened; unfeeling.

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ascertain

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to find out, as through investigation or experimentation.

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adroit

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dexterous; deft

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extrapolate

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to infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information.

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lucid

Front

easily understood; clear

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prospectus

Front

formal proposal

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enigma

Front

a puzzle, mystery, or riddle

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denounce

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to condemn openly

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insular

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isolated; narrow or provincial

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staid

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unemotional; serious

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erudition

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deep, extensive, learning.

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pedantic

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extremely concerned with book learning and formal rules

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perspicacious

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shrewd; clear-sighted.

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insinuate

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to introduce or communicate stealthily

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arcane

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known or understood by only a few.

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potentate

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one who has the power and position to rule over others; monarch.

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convoluted

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intricate; complex.

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rudimentary

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basic; elementary; in the earliest stages of development.

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husbandry

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the application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding.

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astute

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shrewd; clever.

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autonomy

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independence; self-determination

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relinquish

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to retire from; give up or abandon

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didactic

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instructive

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abstruse

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difficult to understand.

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censure

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to issue official blame

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reclusive

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seeking or preferring exclusion or isolation

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acumen

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quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgement or insight.

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derivative

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something that comes from another source.

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disseminate

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to scatter widely; as in sowing seed.

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reticent

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inclined to keep silent; reserved.

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gaffe

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a clumsy social error; a faux pas.

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euphemism

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a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term

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entourage

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a group of attendants or associates; a retinue

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cosmopolitan

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worldly; widely sophisticated

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rhetoric

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the art of using language effectively and persuasively

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candid

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completely honest, straightforward

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assimilate

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to absorb or become absorbed; to make or become similar

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idiosyncrasy

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characteristic peculiar to an individual or group.

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vituperative

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marked by horribly abusive condemnation

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orthodox

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adhering to the traditional and established, especially in religion

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castigate

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to scold, rebuke, or harshly criticize

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precocious

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exhibiting unusually early intellectual aptitude or maturity.

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incoherent

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lacking cohesion or connection

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esoteric

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intended for or understood by only a small group.

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Section 2

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contiguous

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sharing an edge or boundary; touching.

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