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50 Cards in this Set

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Acumen
keen insight
Adamant
unyielding, absolutely firm
Anomaly
a deviation from the usual, out of the ordinary
Antipathy
dislike of, hatred for, aversion to
Apathy
lack of feeling, absence of emotion
Assiduous
constant, persistent
Autonomous
self-governing, independent of outside control
Banal
tithe, commonplace, uninspired
Candor
frankness, outspokenness
Caprice
a whim, an unmotivated decision
Castigate
severely criticize
Chicanery
trickery, subterfuge
Depraved
incorrigibly evil
Discursive
rambling, digressive
Dissonance
discord, unharmonious effects
Dour
sour, sullen, gloomy
Ebullient
full of enthusiasm, bubbling with energy
Ecstatic
overpowered by delight
Enervate
deprive of nervous energy, weaken
Engender
cause. produce
Ephemeral
short-lived, fleeting
Esoteric
hidden, secret
Expiate
atone for, make amends for
Fiasco
complete, utter failure
Flaccid
flabby, weak
Laconic
brief, terse
Latent
unrevealed, unused
Lethargic
sluggish, drowsily lazy
Lugubrious
ridiculously sorrowful, mournful
Moribund
dying, ending
Myopic
near-sighted
Obstreperous
boisterous, unruly
Parsimonious
excessively frugal, penny pinching
Perfidious
traitorous, treacherous
Perfunctory
mechanical, indifferent
Perspicuity
clearness, lucidity
Polemic
controversy argumentative debate
Procrastinate
postpone, put off, delay
Prototype
model, pattern
Regressive
going backward
Sagacity
wisdom
Sententious
full of old sayings, maxims, or proverbs
Tacit
unexpressed but understood
Tenuous
thin, unsubstantial, flimsy
Turgid
swollen, bombastic
Ubiquitous
everywhere at the same time
Unctuous
oily, overly suave
Vapid
empty, dull
Voluptuous
sensual, pleasure loving and giving
Wry
indirect, twisted