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Acock unit 12

all 22 vocab terms...~Angel

aesthetic adjective- pertaining to a sense of the beautiful or to the science of aesthetics. having a sense of the beautiful; noun- a philosophical theory or idea of what is aesthetically valid at a given time and place
conjecture noun-the formation or expression of an opinion or theory without sufficient evidence for proof verb-to conclude or suppose from grounds or evidence insufficient to ensure reliability
defunct adjective- no longer in effect or use; not operating or functioning
discomfit verb-to confuse and deject; disconcert; to frustrate the plans of; thwart; foil noun-rout; defeat
espouse verb- to make one's own; adopt or embrace, as a cause; to marry
fetish noun- an object regarded with awe as being the embodiment or habitation of a potent spirit or as having magical potency
gregarious adjective- fond of the company of others; sociable;living in flocks or herds, as animals;Botany growing in open clusters or colonies; not matted together.
hapless adjective- unlucky; luckless; unfortunate
impeccable adjective-faultless; flawless; irreproachable;not liable to sin; incapable of sin
importune verb- to press or beset with solicitations; demand with urgency or persistence; to make improper advances toward (a person)
interpolate verb- to introduce (something additional or extraneous) between other things or parts; interject; interpose; intercalate
irreparable adjective- not reparable; incapable of being rectified, remedied, or made good
laconic adjective- using few words; expressing much in few words; concise
languish verb- to be or become weak or feeble; droop; fade;to lose vigor and vitality;to undergo neglect or experience prolonged inactivity; suffer hardship and distress noun- a tender, melancholy look or expression
mendacious adjective- telling lies, esp. habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful
nadir noun-the lowest point; point of greatest adversity or despair
omnipresent adjective present everywhere at the same time
perfunctory adjective- performed merely as a routine duty; hasty and superficial;lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; indifferent or apathetic
plaintive adjective- expressing sorrow or melancholy; mournful
requite verb- to retaliate on (a person, group, etc.) for a wrong, injury, etc.
tantamount adjective- equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification
unregenerate adjective- not renewed in heart and mind or reborn in spirit; unrepentant
Created by: AngelCalin
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