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Voc Unit 11-020413

Vocabulary Words Unit 11-020413

Brevity (n.) Briefness; shortness of duration (BRIEF)
Comport (V.) To conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
Concise   (Adj.) expressing much in a few words
Demure (Adj.) Sober or serious in manner; demure; modesty or shyness; reserved
Depreciation (n.) A lessening in value; a belittling
Deteriorate (v.) To lower in quality or value; to become worse.
Divulge (v.) To tell, reveal; to make public; to disclose a secret; to reveal; to make known
Enlightened   (Adj.) free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound understanding
Forestall (v.) To prevent by acting first.
Garble (v.) To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible; to jumble, scramble, confuse, misrepresent.
Proponent (n.) One who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief.
Quaver      ((v.) To shake, tremble; or make tremulous sound; give off unsteady sounds.
Recoil    (n.) The act of springing back (v.) To spring back, shrink; the act of springing back; shrink.
Recoup (v.) To make up for; regain
Reek       (n) An unpleasant smell (v.) To give off unpleasant smells; to give a strong impression.
Relentless (Adj.) unyielding, Harsh, severe, unending; without pity; not relenting; severe without relief.
Rivulet       (n.) A small stream.
Squander (v.) To spend foolishly; waste.
Staccato   (Adj.) detached or disconnected in sound or style
Statute    n.) A law made by an elected body; a rule, ordinance, enactment
Created by: crawfka