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Vocab 13

inert adj. unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish syn: dormant; passive ant: dynamic; active
circumvent v. to get around; to bypass syn: avoid
clandestine adj. secret syn: covert; furtive ant: open; aboveboard
acquit v. to find not guilty of a fault or a crime syn: absolve ant: convict
deprecate v. to express strong disapproval of syn: deplore ant: approve; praise
barrister n. lawyer
adulation n. excessive praise or admiration syn: flattery; adoration ant: derision
culinary having to do with the kitchen or cooking
bawdy indecent; humorously obscene syn: risque; lewd ant: innocent; clean
chastise to punish severely syn: discipline
jocose adj joking; humorous syn: witty; funny; playful; jocund ant: serious
myriad n. a very large number adj. too numerous to be counted n. syn: host; multitude adj syn: countless; innumerable ant: few; limited
latent adj. present but not active; hidden syn: dormant ant: manifest
pernicious adj. destructive; deadly syn: malignant; harmful ant: benign
frugal adj. thrifty; economical in money matters syn: economical ant: wasteful; profligate
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