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Cards (50)

Section 1

(50 cards)

delineate

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To describe accurately

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astute

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(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom

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abhorrent

Front

Very repugnant; hateful.

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enroachment

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intrusion on a person's territory, rights

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tarnish

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verb: make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air;

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fabrication

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a lie; something made up

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prediction

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A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.

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petty

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(adj.) unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded; secondary in rank, minor

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quell

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(v.) to subdue, put down forcibly

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fervor

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Intense and passionate feeling.

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vindication

Front

proving right after prior doubt

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resignation

Front

acceptance of fate

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accumulation

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an increase in amount over a period of time

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obfuscate

Front

deliberately make something difficult to understand

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debris

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scattered fragments, wreckage

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absorption

Front

Process that happens to nutrients after digestion; complete attention; intense mental effort

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subversion

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a systematic attempt to overthrow a government by using persons working secretly from within

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persevere

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(v.) to keep doing something in spite of difficulties; to refuse to quit even when the going is tough

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buoyancy

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Ability to float

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agony

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extreme physical or mental suffering

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fragmentation

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being broken into fragments, or smaller pieces

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precedent

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(n.) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action

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inimical

Front

Hostile, unfriendly

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surreptitious

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(adj.) stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud

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confide

Front

tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about

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reputation

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An idea held by the public about something or someone

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discredit

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Injure the reputation of, destroy credibility of or confidence in

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kinship

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A social bond based on common ancestry, marriage, or adoption

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indication

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Point out, suggest

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nuance

Front

something subtle; a fine shade of meaning

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aptitude

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Capacity for learning; natural ability

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converge

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approach; tend to meet; come together

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consecrate

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(v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose

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scheme

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A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetorical effect.

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durability

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strength, sturdiness

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err

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err

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suffice

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to be enough

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inquest

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Legal or judicial inquiry, especially before a jury and especially made by a coroner into the cause of someone's death; the results of such an inquiry

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acquiesce

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To accept without protest

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indignation

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Anger as a result of something unjust

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peril

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Danger

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linger

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to be slow in leaving or going away

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valiant

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brave

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confine

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shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits

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adjacent

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(adj) near, next to, adjoining.

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salvage

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(v.) to save from fire or shipwreck; (n.) property thus saved

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reverent

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respectful

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synthetic

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(adj.) made or put together by people; (n.) something artificial

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amiss

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in a wrong or imperfect way

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ratification

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Formal approval

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