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Flashcards in Jack's Ward Deck (54):
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address - v.

speak to directly

2

address - v.

speak to directly

3

argument

a discussion in which disagreement is expressed

4

brandish

wave or flourish menacingly

5

brooch

a decorative pin or clasp

6

conjure

cause to appear as if by magic

7

cravat

a scarf or band of fabric worn around the neck as a tie

8

curious

deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or to be exected

9

extraordinary

beyond what is ordinary or usual

10

fabulous

of the nature of a fable or myth; legendary

11

gust

a strong, abrupt rush of wind

12

helmet

a head covering of hard material worn to protect the head

13

impossible

incapable of existing or occurring

14

lullaby

song to quiet children or lull them to sleep

15

plunge

thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place

16

portmanteau

a case or bag carrying clothing on a trip

17

refreshments

a snack or light meal and drinks

18

rescue

set free, as from danger

19

respectable

worthy of esteem

20

riddle

a question or statement requiring thought to answer or understand

21

stumble

to lose one's footing; to trip and almost fall

22

tangled

difficult to unravel

23

trickle

flow slowly in a thin stream or by drops

24

trifle

something trivial; of little improtance or value

25

triumphant

victorious

26

unassuming

modest

27

uproar

a state of noisy excitement and confusion; tumult

28

yokel

country bumpkin

29

argument

a discussion in which disagreement is expressed

30

brandish

wave or flourish menacingly

31

brooch

a decorative pin or clasp

32

conjure

cause to appear as if by magic

33

cravat

a scarf or band of fabric worn around the neck as a tie

34

curious

deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or to be exected

35

extraordinary

beyond what is ordinary or usual

36

fabulous

of the nature of a fable or myth; legendary

37

gust

a strong, abrupt rush of wind

38

helmet

a head covering of hard material worn to protect the head

39

impossible

incapable of existing or occurring

40

lullaby

song to quiet children or lull them to sleep

41

plunge

thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place

42

portmanteau

a case or bag carrying clothing on a trip

43

refreshments

a snack or light meal and drinks

44

rescue

set free, as from danger

45

respectable

worthy of esteem

46

riddle

a question or statement requiring thought to answer or understand

47

stumble

to lose one's footing; to trip and almost fall

48

tangled

difficult to unravel

49

trickle

flow slowly in a thin stream or by drops

50

trifle

something trivial; of little improtance or value

51

triumphant

victorious

52

unassuming

modest

53

uproar

a state of noisy excitement and confusion; tumult

54

yokel

country bumpkin