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Incontrovertible

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Cards (20)

Section 1

(20 cards)

Incontrovertible

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Unquestionable, beyond dispute. (SYN: incontestable, indisputable, indubitable) (ANT: debatable, dubious)

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Blatant

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense. (SYN: flagrant, glaring, egregious, disagreeably loud) (ANT: inconsequential, trifling, piddling, petty)

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Opportune

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time. (SYN: timely, appropriate, felicitous) (ANT: untimely, inconvenient, inappropriate)

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Herculean

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Relating to Hercules; characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength. (SYN: mighty, powerful, arduous, onerous) (ANT: puny, Lilliputian, bantam)

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Foment

Front

(VERB) To promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm. (SYN: instigate, incite, stir up) (ANT: quell, quash, squelch, suppress)

Back

Grisly

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Frightful, horrible, ghastly. (SYN: gruesome, gory) (ANT: pleasant, delightful)

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Inauspicious

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future. (SYN: unpropitious, unpromising, untimely) (ANT: propitious, favorable)

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Disconsolate

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation. (SYN: grief-stricken, inconsolable) (ANT: cheerful, blithe, buoyant, jaunty)

Back

Nonplussed

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss. (SYN: perplexed, stumped, flabbergasted) (ANT: poised, confident, assured)

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Impassive

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless. (SYN: emotionless, stoical, insensible) (ANT: emotional, passionate, excitable)

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Aver

Front

(VERB) To affirm, declare confidently. (SYN: assert, asseverate, avouch) (ANT: deny, repudiate, disclaim)

Back

Prolific

Front

(ADJECTIVE) Abundantly productive; abundant, profuse. (SYN: fruitful, fecund, proliferous) (ANT: barren, unproductive, sterile, sparse)

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Encumber

Front

(VERB) To weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt, etc.); to fill up, block up, hinder. (SYN: overload, clog) (ANT: unburden, unload, relieve)

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Abet

Front

(VERB) To encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy) (ANT: hamper, hinder, impede, frustrate)

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Carousal

Front

(NOUN) Noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking.) (SYN: binge, jamboree)

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Connoisseur

Front

(NOUN) An expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in one of the fine arts. (SYN: savant, pundit) (ANT: ignoramus, philistine)

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Collate

Front

(VERB) To compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for some specific purpose. (SYN: sort out, cross-check)

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Broach

Front

(VERB) To bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and the waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid; (NOUN) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks.

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Rejoinder

Front

(NOUN) A reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit. (SYN: reply, response, riposte, retort)

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Buttress

Front

(VERB) To support, prop up, strengthen; (NOUN) A supporting structure. (SYN: bolster, reinforce, brace, shore up) (ANT: undermine, weaken, impair)

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