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ACT Vocabulary6

antidote the remedy for a poison or a disease, cure
bestow to give as a gift
feckless weak, ineffective, irresponsible
transcend to rise above, overcome
wry cleverly and ironicaly humorous
arduous extremely difficult requiring much energy or effort
avenge the take vengeance on or on the behalf of another
banal unoriginal, bland
bombastic obnoxiously pretentious in speech or in writing
cajole to persuadethrough flattery, promises or gentle urging
elegy a poem or song expressing sorrow at the loss of one who has died
fractious tending to be quarrelsome or troublesome, unruly
ineffable indescribable, unutterable
lurid gruesome, shocking
omnipotant having unlimited power
pungent sharp, biting, caustic
strident characterized by harsh and insistent sound
commemorate to serve as a memorial of
eradicate to do away with completely
hyperbole exaggeration, embelishment
interpolate to add words into a conversation
jovial merry, good natured
melancholy state of depression, sorrowful
pallid lacking color or energy
portly heavy, stout
Created by: JasperACTprep



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