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english Vocab-1

Assuage (v.) to make less severe to ease
Taciturn (adj.) inclined to silence reluctant to speak
Vapid (adj.) lacking sharpness or flavor
Predilection (n.) tending to favor something; to have preference for something
Nebulous (adj.) unclear, not distinct or definite
Auspicious (adj.) marked by the promise or success of happiness
Pestilence (n.) an epidemic of a highly contagious disease
Edification (n.) instruction or enlightenment, especially when morally uplifting
Ascertain (adj.) to find out something with certainty
Aberration (n.) a departure from what is normal or desirable
Lineament (n.) a characteristic feature of someone's face
Umbrage (n.) resentment or annoyance arising from some offense; to take offense
Rectitude (n.) strong moral integrity in character or actions
Interdict (n.) a court order that prohibits something
Cantankerous (adj.) easily angered and difficult to get along with
Contentious (adj.) causing disagreement or disputes between people with different views
Succinct (adj.) brief and to the point
Acquiescence (v.) to agree or comply with something in a reserved way
Elucidate (v.) to explain or clarify something completely
Connive (v.) to plan secretly to do something, usually something wrong or illegal
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