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4-6 vocab

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wordDefinition
Deterrent something that discourages or prevents
Infirmity physical weakness or defect aliment
infringe to intrude or trespass on
sparse distributed thinly; not thick or crowded
succinct expressed clearly in a few words
altruistic unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
arbitrary determined by personal judgement not by rule or reason; based on impulse
taint to stain the honor of someone
allusion an indirect reference
euphemism mild or vague term used as a substitute for one considered unpleasant
comprehensive including all or much
calamity an event bringing great loss and misery
turmoil complete confusion uproar
fluctuate to vary irregularly; to go up down or back and forth
persevere to continue with a plan or effort despite difficulties