Ms. Gaul cards 1-50.txt
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Ms. Gaul cards 1-50.txt
Ms. Gaul cards Vocab 1-50
Ms. Gaul cards for vocabulary test 1 (1-50)
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course
a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home.
one of the original or earliest known inhabitants of a country or region.
a deep, immeasurable space, gulf, or cavity; vast chasm
personal clothing, accessories, etc.
the highest point; summit; peak:
keen insight; shrewdness
a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb.
a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe
pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordial; warmly polite
an organization, company, or bureau that provides some service for another
person who stirs up others in order to upset the status quo and further a political, social, or other cause
Law. the defense by an accused person of having been elsewhere at the time an alleged offense was committed
the state of being withdrawn or isolated from the objective world, as through indifference or disaffection.
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotion to the welfare of others
the mood, character, quality, tone, atmosphere, etc., particularly of an environment or milieu
uncertainty or fluctuation, esp. when caused by inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite or conflicting things
a general pardon for offenses, esp. political offenses, against a government, often granted before any trial or conviction
a person who believes in anarchy
person or thing detested or loathed
a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form.
a natural, basic, or habitual repugnance; aversion
the quality of being ancient; ancientness
a name, title, or designation
a class of persons holding exceptional rank and privileges, esp. the hereditary nobility.
a clever trick or stratagem; a cunning, crafty device or expedient; wile
a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals and practices extreme self-denial or self-mortification for religious reasons
a damaging or derogatory remark or criticism; slander
a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason
a reduction or decrease in numbers, size, or strength
boldness or daring, esp. with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions.
Usually, auspices. patronage; support; sponsorship
the power to determine, adjudicate, or otherwise settle issues or disputes; jurisdiction; the right to control, command, or determine
insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth.
an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like
something of little value or importance; a trifle
Fortification. a projecting portion of a rampart or fortification that forms an irregular pentagon attached at the base to the main work.
to bewilder or confuse
a group of birds, as larks or quail, or animals, as roebuck, in close association
an oblique or diagonal line of direction, esp. across a woven fabric.
a small group of secret plotters, as against a government or person in authority.
a false and malicious statement designed to injure the reputation of someone or something
a systematic course of aggressive activities for some specific purpose
a false or baseless, usually derogatory story, report, or rumor
the ability to receive or contain
any violent upheaval, esp. one of a social or political nature
something that causes activity between two or more persons or forces without itself being affected
any group or meeting organized to further a special interest or cause.