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Cards (369)

Section 1

(50 cards)

cite

Front

1.mention as example 2.cite as evidence

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animosity

Front

hostility

Back

aversion

Front

dislike

Back

bog

Front

swamp

Back

capacity

Front

ability

Back

acclaim

Front

praise

Back

amenable

Front

1.cooperative 2.responsive

Back

augment

Front

enlarge

Back

accede

Front

1.give in 2.take office

Back

assuage

Front

1.soothe 2.satisfy

Back

conscientious

Front

hardworking

Back

anomalous

Front

not normal

Back

archaic

Front

old

Back

assail

Front

attack

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benevolent

Front

generous

Back

congenial

Front

pleasant

Back

compile

Front

collect

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banal

Front

boring

Back

cajole

Front

persuade

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antecedent

Front

what came before

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circumvent

Front

overcome obstacle

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compatible

Front

1.able to coexist 2.consistent

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atypical

Front

not normal

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byzantine

Front

complex

Back

buttress

Front

support

Back

charismatic

Front

charming

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auspicious

Front

promising

Back

consummate

Front

1.make perfect 2.perfect

Back

affluent

Front

rich

Back

atrophy

Front

waste away

Back

apathetic

Front

lacking interest

Back

affected

Front

1.fake 2.influenced

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comply

Front

go along with rules

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catalyst

Front

sth that triggers an event

Back

apparatus

Front

equipment

Back

affable

Front

friendly

Back

buoyant

Front

1.cheerful 2.floating 3.very active

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comprehensive

Front

thorough

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conducive

Front

favorable to

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combustible

Front

flammable

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callous

Front

insensitive

Back

circumscribe

Front

restrict

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caustic

Front

1.bitter 2.acidic

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constraint

Front

restriction

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acquiesce

Front

give in

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arbitary

Front

random

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ailment

Front

illness

Back

antithesis

Front

opposite

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cerebral

Front

intellectual

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ambivalence

Front

mixed feelings

Back

Section 2

(50 cards)

eloquence

Front

flowing, persuasive speech

Back

disseminate

Front

scatter

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definitive

Front

absolute

Back

contemporary

Front

1.occuring at the same time 2.occuring at pleasant

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depose

Front

1.remove from power 2.testify

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excise

Front

remove

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dominant

Front

most powerful

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discount

Front

1.reduce in price 2.disregard

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embitter

Front

make sb feel bitter

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convoluted

Front

complicated

Back

discrepancy

Front

difference

Back

efface

Front

erase

Back

enigma

Front

mystery

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dormant

Front

not active

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eclectic

Front

from many sources

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discriminating

Front

selective

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evince

Front

show clearly

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detrimental

Front

harmful

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demure

Front

shy

Back

diplomatic

Front

1.having to do with foreign affairs 2.sensitive

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contemptuous

Front

scornful

Back

deprecate

Front

disapprove of

Back

erroneous

Front

false

Back

discourse

Front

discussion

Back

domestic

Front

relating to the home or the home country

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elude

Front

escape from

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facile

Front

1.shallow 2.effortless

Back

exacting

Front

demanding

Back

empirical

Front

based on observation and experiment

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effervesce

Front

bubble

Back

equanimity

Front

calmness

Back

denounce

Front

criticize

Back

diligent

Front

hardworking

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destitute

Front

poor

Back

derogatory

Front

insulting

Back

explicit

Front

fully expressed

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exploit

Front

1.benefit unfairly 2.heroic deed

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dire

Front

urgent

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encompass

Front

include

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deter

Front

prevent

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cursory

Front

quick

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exasperate

Front

annoy

Back

devoid

Front

lacking

Back

contingency

Front

1.possibility 2.unforeseen event

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criterion

Front

standard

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equitable

Front

fair

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endorse

Front

support

Back

deriative

Front

not original

Back

deficit

Front

lack

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discredit

Front

harm one's reputation

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Section 3

(50 cards)

innovate

Front

make sth new

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innocuous

Front

harmless

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germinate

Front

begin or cause to grow

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indisposed

Front

1.ill 2.unwilling

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irony

Front

the difference between what is expected and reality

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integrity

Front

1.honesty 2.completeness

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hypothesis

Front

theory

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generic

Front

general

Back

florid

Front

1.having red face 2.elaborate

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induce

Front

1.cause 2.arrive at a conclusion by logic

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inert

Front

not active

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lofty

Front

1.tall 2.majestic 3.arrogant

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heresy

Front

belief against established opinion

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flag

Front

1. symbol 2.signal 3.become tired

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fastidious

Front

careful

Back

lucid

Front

clear

Back

hospitable

Front

friendly

Back

insular

Front

1.relating to an island 2.narrow-minded

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folly

Front

foolishness

Back

incredulous

Front

skeptical

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indiscriminate

Front

random

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inherent

Front

innate

Back

malign

Front

1.evil 2.criticize

Back

ideology

Front

way of thinking

Back

inhibit

Front

restrain

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harbor

Front

1.shelter for boats 2.keep in mind 3.give home to

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idiosyncrasy

Front

unique personality

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incarnate

Front

1.having a concrete form 2.in the flesh

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gravity

Front

seriousness

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impetus

Front

motivation

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laborious

Front

hard work

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impeccable

Front

perfect

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hail

Front

1.praise 2.signal 3.pellets of ice 4.rain down with force

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impetuous

Front

spontaneous

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incorrigible

Front

incapable of being corrected

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fallacy

Front

mistaken belief

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meander

Front

wander

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mar

Front

hurt someone's appearance

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incontrovertible

Front

definitive

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iconnoclast

Front

someone who attacks traditional belief

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glacial

Front

1.icy 2.cold 3.very slow

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fathom

Front

1.understand 2.an unit to measure depth

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furtive

Front

sneaky

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insidious

Front

sneaky

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hedonist

Front

someone driven by pleasure

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hierarchy

Front

ranking

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lurid

Front

sensational

Back

facilitate

Front

help

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faction

Front

smaller group in a big group

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inundate

Front

flood

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Section 4

(50 cards)

Remission

Front

Decrease

Back

Renounce

Front

Reject

Back

Repressive

Front

Become less advanced

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prolific

Front

1.creative 2.plentiful

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poignant

Front

emotionally touching

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Quagmire

Front

1.complex situation 2.swamp

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procure

Front

get or provide

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mercenary

Front

1.motivated by money 2.soldier hired to fight for a foreign country

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Recourse

Front

Turn to sth for assistance

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proclivity

Front

natural tendency

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oversight

Front

mistake

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Radical

Front

Extreme

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Rejuvenate

Front

Make young again

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prohibitive

Front

1.restricting 2.excessively high in price

Back

Quash

Front

1.reject 2.suppress

Back

perverse

Front

1.unacceptable 2.unnatural

Back

insidious

Front

sneaky

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prevalent

Front

widespread

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partisan

Front

1.supporter of a party or a cause 2.someone who is prejudiced towards a cause

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patronize

Front

1.support financially 2.look down on

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plebeian

Front

common citizen

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novelty

Front

1.newness 2.a toy

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opportunist

Front

takes advantage of opportunities, often unethically

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parochial

Front

1.relating to church 2.narrow-minded

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mercurial

Front

unpredictable

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nonchalance

Front

lack of concern

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precipitate

Front

cause a sudden outcome

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myopic

Front

1.near-sighted 2.unimginative

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Remote

Front

Far

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opaque

Front

1.not transparent 2.hard to understand

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notorious

Front

famous for doing sth bad

Back

prescribe

Front

1.recommend 2.command

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presumption

Front

1.guess 2.disrespect

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orthodox

Front

conservative

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perfidious

Front

untrustworthy

Back

peremptory

Front

bossy

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mitigate

Front

make less serious

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odoriferous

Front

having a strong, unpleasant smell

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Prospective

Front

Likely or expected to come

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precocious

Front

having early development in maturity and intelligence

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pigment

Front

substance that gives color

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muted

Front

quiet

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nebulous

Front

vague, cloudy

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perennial

Front

long-lasting

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pragmatic

Front

practical

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Qualified

Front

1.able 2.limited

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particular

Front

1.specific 2.demanding

Back

profane

Front

1.not religious 2.disrespect religion

Back

pretense

Front

1.fake 2.false claim

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Rectify

Front

Correct

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Section 5

(50 cards)

Staunch

Front

Strong, loyal

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Unprecedented

Front

No previous examples

Back

Vindicate

Front

Clear sb of blame

Back

Strain

Front

1.stress, force 2.excessive stress 3.separate liquid from solids

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Snobbish

Front

Arrogant

Back

Transcend

Front

Rise above

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Scope

Front

1.range 2.opportunity

Back

Saturate

Front

Soak

Back

Tempestuous

Front

Stormy

Back

Susceptible

Front

Easily influenced

Back

Sparse

Front

Lacking

Back

Simile

Front

Comparison

Back

Thrive

Front

Grow

Back

Sanguine

Front

Optimistic

Back

Subjugate

Front

Control

Back

Virulent

Front

1.poisonous 2.bitter

Back

Unorthodox

Front

Not traditional

Back

Subservient

Front

1.obedient 2.less important

Back

Synthesis

Front

Combination of elements or ideas

Back

Usurp

Front

Seize power without authority

Back

Tenacious

Front

Stubborn

Back

Sustain

Front

1.strengthen 2.carry on 3.suffer

Back

Subtle

Front

Not obvious

Back

Spurn

Front

Reject

Back

Spate

Front

Outbreak of similar events happening one after another

Back

Servile

Front

Submissive

Back

Resign

Front

1.give in 2.step down from position

Back

Usurp

Front

Seize power without authority

Back

Stock

Front

Standard

Back

Repugnant

Front

Offensive

Back

Sanction

Front

1.penalty for disobeying a law 2.punish 3.formally approve

Back

Stupefy

Front

Amaze

Back

Rudimentary

Front

1.basic 2.incomplete

Back

Stagnant

Front

Not moving

Back

Trite

Front

Unoriginal

Back

Solicitous

Front

Too much care

Back

Stark

Front

Harsh

Back

Scintillating

Front

Lively

Back

Unprecedented

Front

No previous examples

Back

Sensory

Front

Relating to senses

Back

Unorthodox

Front

Not traditional

Back

Tangent

Front

1. Different of irrelevant line of thought 2. A line that touches a curve at a point

Back

Vicarious

Front

Felt

Back

Sensational

Front

Shocking

Back

Repudiate

Front

Reject

Back

Rhetoric

Front

Persuasive speech or writing

Back

Shopworn

Front

Worn out

Back

Subordinate

Front

Lower in rank

Back

Supine

Front

1.on one's back 2.not resisting

Back

Satire

Front

Sarcastic imitation

Back

Section 6

(50 cards)

treacherous

Front

dangerous

Back

agitate

Front

trouble, worry

Back

Demean

Front

Undermine ones dignity and respect

Back

eradicate

Front

destroy

Back

asset

Front

useful, desirable

Back

acument

Front

keen sight

Back

Incentive

Front

Motivation to take action

Back

vulnerable

Front

exposed

Back

Impair

Front

Cause to become worse

Back

enervate

Front

lessen strength

Back

Perturbed

Front

Greatly disturbed

Back

Excruciating

Front

Greatly irritating

Back

Inebriated

Front

Drunk

Back

Laxative

Front

Make it easier to get solid waste through the body

Back

wane

Front

become weaker

Back

apprehensive

Front

anxious that sth bad will happen

Back

Vicarious

Front

Felt indirectly by imagining someone's experiences

Back

excruciating

Front

causing a lot of pain

Back

soluble

Front

able to dissolve

Back

wary

Front

cautious

Back

antagonize

Front

make sb hostile

Back

wry

Front

a clever/ grim sense of humor

Back

Virulent

Front

1.poisonous 2.bitter

Back

compunction

Front

shame, regret

Back

delirious

Front

excited

Back

Vocation

Front

career

Back

perturbed

Front

greatly disturbed

Back

formidable

Front

hard to achieve

Back

Snobbish

Front

Arrogant

Back

burgeon

Front

flourish

Back

Sensory

Front

Relating to senses

Back

spectrum

Front

serious of related things

Back

stimulate

Front

excite to activity

Back

accommodation

Front

adaptation or adjustment for convenience

Back

squabble

Front

argue

Back

Formidable

Front

Difficult to accomplish

Back

inebriated

Front

drunk

Back

arcane

Front

secret

Back

befall

Front

sth bad happen

Back

vehement

Front

zealous

Back

brittle

Front

fragile

Back

aloof

Front

distant, cool

Back

Vindicate

Front

Clear sb of blame

Back

Illicit

Front

Illegal

Back

taut

Front

not loose

Back

enhance

Front

improve in value

Back

emaciated

Front

suy dinh dưỡng

Back

culprit

Front

guilty person

Back

Happy-go-lucky

Front

Happily unworried

Back

Vitiate

Front

spoil

Back

Section 7

(50 cards)

Mishap

Front

Unlucky accident

Back

decelerate

Front

reduce the speed of

Back

Emerge

Front

Become apparent

Back

Perpetual

Front

Repeatedly

Back

fuse

Front

mix together

Back

precipitation

Front

the falling to earth of any form of water

Back

corollary

Front

direct result

Back

gauge

Front

measure

Back

Imcompetent

Front

Not having enough skill to succeed

Back

realized

Front

give physical form to

Back

correspond

Front

match, agree

Back

Intergrate

Front

Combine one thing with another

Back

Minute

Front

Small

Back

Proficient

Front

Skilled in doing sth

Back

contract

Front

decrease in size

Back

Latent

Front

Hidden

Back

Diffuse

Front

Spread out

Back

redundant

Front

no longer needed

Back

conduct

Front

transmit energy

Back

cumbersome

Front

large, heavy/ slow, complicated

Back

Eminent

Front

Famous and respected

Back

Eclipse

Front

A loss of importance compared to another

Back

Disposition

Front

1. Bản chất 2. Tendency

Back

condescending

Front

showing superiority

Back

deposition

Front

the process of sth being naturally deposited

Back

Pensive

Front

Engaged in deep thought

Back

Hurtle

Front

Move fast

Back

Glaring

Front

Short-lasting

Back

Ponder

Front

Think carefully

Back

Pungent

Front

Intense smell

Back

Digress

Front

Leave the subject temporarily

Back

Ethereal

Front

Too good for this world

Back

combustion

Front

the burning of sth

Back

Feign

Front

Pretend to be affected

Back

exert

Front

put to use

Back

solemn

Front

serious

Back

Orient

Front

Position sth

Back

Incendiary

Front

1. Tend to stir up conflict 2.designed to cause fires

Back

mass

Front

khối lượng

Back

Intuition

Front

Trực giác

Back

Impervious

Front

Unable to be affected

Back

Peril

Front

Danger

Back

incremental

Front

increasing gradually

Back

Inclined

Front

Willing or positive abt sth

Back

residual

Front

remainder

Back

altitude

Front

height

Back

larvae

Front

active immature form of an insect

Back

Lethargic

Front

Sluggish

Back

void

Front

empty space

Back

given

Front

specific

Back

Section 8

(19 cards)

Ascetic

Front

Practicing restraint

Back

acumen

Front

keen insight

Back

acerbic

Front

bitter

Back

abrogate

Front

abolish

Back

abjure

Front

reject

Back

Assiduous

Front

Diligent

Back

Approbation

Front

Praise

Back

Arrogate

Front

Take without justification

Back

alacrity

Front

Speed

Back

substrate

Front

layer, substance lying underneath another

Back

Buffet

Front

1.strike with force 2.arrangement of food

Back

adumbrate

Front

sketch out vaguely

Back

Antipathy

Front

Strong dislike

Back

Brusque

Front

Abrupt

Back

Boon

Front

Gift, blessing

Back

acrimony

Front

discord

Back

Anathema

Front

A cursed person

Back

Aspersion

Front

A curse

Back

Blandish

Front

Coax by flattery

Back