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English 9 vocab 1

English vocab 1

bewail to express deep regret or sorrow over
destitute without resources or possessions; especially the necessities of life; lacking; devoid of
detract to take away, especially from the value, beauty or importance of
emancipate to set free from slavery; to liberate
extol to praise highly
flamboyant excessively showy; unrestrained
impetus a driving force; anything that causes an action; increased activity resulting from a driving force
insuperable incapable of being overcome or defeated
intermittent not continuous; happening at intervals
maxim a general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying
obligatory required or demanded
plumb to measure the depth of water; to reach the deepest part; to understand by examining closely; to solve
vagabond a person who wanders from place to place
visage a face; especially one that expresses feelings
wheedle to coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise; to gain by sly persuation or insincere praise
Created by: anaschke



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