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Flashcards in Major Arcana Deck (44):
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0: The Fool
(Upright)

  • beginnings
  • new journeys
  • trust
  • hope
  • optimism
  • innocence
  • spontaneity  
  • eccentricity

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0: The Fool
(Reversed)

  • naivety
  • inexperienced
  • unworldly
  • easily duped
  • risky
  • chaos
  • bad judgment

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I: The Magician
(Upright)

  • creative power
  • vision
  • mastery
  • energy
  • focus
  • control
  • organization 
  • self-discipline
  • transforming dreams into reality

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I: The Magician
(Reversed)

  • indecisive
  • poor with follow-through
  • lacking commitment
  • misusage of power
  • lacking energy 
  • cheating
  • conning

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II: The High Priestess
(Upright)

  • intuition
  • instinct
  • dreams
  • mysteries
  • deep emotions
  • greater powers at work

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II: The High Priestess
(Reversed)

  • repression of intuition
  • blocks
  • false allies
  • hidden enemies
  • hidden agendas
  • answers locked away

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III: The Empress
(Upright)

  • fruitfulness
  • fertility
  • fulfillment
  • sensuality
  • beauty
  • nurturing
  • motherhood

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III: The Empress
(Reversed)

  • result of energy wasted
  • abilities obstructed
  • laziness
  • poverty
  • feeling impoverished
  • problems at home

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IV: The Emperor
(Upright)

  • power
  • authority
  • assertion
  • control
  • order
  • structure
  • logic
  • father-figure
  • worldly success
  • possible promotions 

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IV: The Emperor
(Reversed)

  • controlling
  • inflexibility
  • taxing
  • abuse of power
  • authority lost
  • coldness
  • lacking emotion
  • feelings repressed

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V: The Hierophant
(Upright)

  • spirituality
  • education
  • higher learning
  • mentor or teacher
  • seeking guidance
  • social groups
  • belonging
  • roles defined

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V: The Hierophant
(Reversed)

  • breaking rules
  • anarchy
  • rebellion
  • cult mentality
  • outmoded beliefs
  • rejecting old beliefs
  • poor advice
  • disappointments

     

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VI: The Lovers
(Upright)

  • love
  • passion
  • relationships
  • shared values
  • balance
  • choices
  • decisions
  • love for oneself
  • staying true to oneself

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VI: The Lovers
(Reversed)

  • infidelity
  • imbalance
  • jealousy
  • arguments
  • broken hearts
  • emotionless sex
  • confusion
  • indecision
  • wrong choice

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VII: The Chariot
(Upright)

  • energy
  • drive
  • ambition
  • moving forward
  • victory
  • triumph, against the odds
  • reward
  • travel
  • news
  • opportunities

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VII: The Chariot
(Reversed)

  • unfocused
  • energy scattered
  • cravenness
  • negativity
  • lacking self-control
  • journeys called off

 

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VIII: Strength 
(Upright)

  • strength from within
  • faith
  • bravery
  • patience
  • ability
  • self-control
  • animalistic
  • negativity overpowered
  • befriending an animal

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VIII: Strength
(Reversed)

  • weakness
  • lack of self-control
  • lack of courage
  • doubting oneself
  • negative blocks
  • paralyzing fear

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IX: The Hermit
(Upright)

  • introspection
  • meditation
  • solitary endeavors 
  • withdrawing from society
  • hunting for knowledge
  • wisdom found
  • study and learning
  • teacher

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IX: The Hermit
(Reversed)

  • isolation
  • loneliness
  • fear of being alone
  • misfit
  • timidity
  • distractions
  • stubbornness

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X: The Wheel of Fortune
(Upright)
 

  • good luck
  • destiny
  • karma
  • otherworldly assistance
  • serendipity
  • chance meetings
  • new relationships

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X: The Wheel of Fortune
(Reversed)

  • bad luck
  • bad news
  • problems
  • delays in new pursuits
  • time of hardship
  • unexpected changes
  • self-delusion

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XI: Justice
(Upright)

  • universal equilibrium
  • justice 
  • fairness
  • honor
  • resolution of a dispute
  • reconciliation
  • legal dealings

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XI: Justice
(Reversed)

  • disequilibrium
  • injustice
  • long delays
  • resolutions not in your favor
  • separation
  • resentment   
  • dishonesty

 

 

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XII: Hanged Man
(Upright)

  • sacrifice
  • understanding
  • letting go
  • detachment
  • suspension
  • a crucible

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XII: Hanged Man
(Reversed)

  • selfishness
  • pain
  • can't let go
  • materialism
  • unaware
  • lacking perspective

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XIII: Death
(Upright)

  • change
  • transformation
  • transition
  • era coming to a close
  • end
  • new beginning
  • renewal

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XIII: Death
(Reversed)

  • boredom
  • sloth
  • lethargy
  • depression
  • laziness
  • ready to change
  • unable to move on

 

 

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 XIV: Temperance
(Upright)

  • moderation
  • balance
  • blending
  • harmony
  • resolution
  • partnership
  • excellent cooperation
  • new ideas
  • creative work

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XIV: Temperance
(Reversed)

  • discordance
  • disagreements
  • outbursts
  • arguments
  • out of balance
  • restlessness
  • dissatisfaction
  • overworked
  • no vision
  • lack of focus

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XV: The Devil
(Upright)

  • bondage
  • unable to sever ties
  • obsession
  • money/power/sex
  • materialism
  • imbalanced relationships
  • debauchery
  • lust
  • kinkiness

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XV: The Devil
(Reversed)

  • chains broken
  • severing ties
  • exhaustion
  • shifting values
  • change within a relationship

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XVI: The Tower
(Upright)

  • disruptive change
  • extreme changes 
  • unexpected thoughts and feelings
  • anger
  • disaster
  • ruin
  • becoming humbled

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XVI: The Tower
(Reversed)

  • upheaval
  • imprisonment
  • freedom, for a price
  • clinging to outmoded values 
  • volatility

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XVII: The Star
(Upright)

  • hope
  • goals within reach
  • inspiration
  • a new approach
  • healing
  • spending time with nature
  • working for the benefit of all

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XVII: The Star
(Reversed)

  • pessimism
  • faithlessness
  • hopelessness
  • self-doubt
  • feeling discouraged

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XVIII: The Moon
(Upright)

  • concealed changes
  • dreams/nightmares
  • intuition
  • portent
  • omen
  • growth of mental faculties
  • secrets
  • trickery

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XVIII: The Moon
(Reversed)

  • insomnia
  • unhappiness
  • morbid thoughts
  • irrational action
  • superstition 
  • cruelty
  • paranoid

 

 

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XIX: The Sun
(Upright)

  • positivity
  • happiness
  • vitality
  • lifeblood
  • warmth
  • success
  • vacation
  • children

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XIX: The Sun
(Reversed)

  • half success, half failure
  • temporary difficulties
  • delayed success
  • diminished vitality
  • things not in quite the right order

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XX: Judgement
(Upright)

 

  • rebirth
  • awakening
  • fresh start
  • replenishment
  • renewal
  • forgiveness

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XX: Judgement
(Reversed)

  • uninspired
  • boredom
  • attempting to avoid the inevitable
  • refusing to self-assess
  • inability to commit
  • ambivalence
  • fear of change

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XXI: The World
(Upright)

  • completion
  • conclusion
  • full circle
  • success
  • next level
  • new era in life
  • recognition
  • atonement
  • new beginnings

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XXI: The World
(Reverse)

  • lesson not learned
  • completion delayed
  • something left unfinished
  • stagnation
  • unprepared for the end
  • unpleasant loops
  • need to try again