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Language Vocab

Vocab Lesson 1

Abstinence Def - the practice of abstaining; doing without. Syn - self-denial Ant - indulgence
Ambulatory Def - able to walk; up and about
Diatribe Def - a bitter and abusive criticism
Didactic Def - intended to instruct, guide, or teach
Diffident Def - timid, shy; lacking in confidence Syn - reserved Ant - confident, aggresive
Garrulous Def - very talkative Syn - verbose, loquacious Ant - reticent, taciturn
Mandatory Def - required; obligatory Syn - compulsory Ant - voluntary, optional
Morbid Def - preoccupied with gruesome of gloomy matters; grisly Syn - morose, glum Ant - cheerful
Munificent Def - very generous in giving; lavish Syn - liberal Ant - stingy, penurious, parsimonious
Scoff Def - to show derision or mocking contempt Syn - ridicule, deride Ant - praise
Created by: monkeylots3
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