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vocabulary 8 honors

study vocab terms 2017

apathy feeling of hopelessness
dilemna major problem
empathy sympathy-like feeling that a person has gone through
rivulet tiny stream of water
commotion a loud raucous, chaos
pilgrimage a long spiritual journey
decorum an orderly presence
humility modesty of your importance
permeate throughtout, penetrate
condescend rude, talking down to someone
profound deep, thoughtful
indignant angry, stubborn, rebellious
ominous threatening, foreboding
conspicuous obvious, sticks out
unorthodox out of the ordinary
tenacious determined, never gives up
ponder to think deeply
grimace frown
belligerent ready to fight
grave dead serious
contempt disgust, hatred
drone to make a continuous low sound
wince cringe, to flinch in pain
grieve to mourn or be sad about, usually over the loss of a loved one
banish to exile, to dismiss, to send out
pummel to punch over and over again, hitting continuously
cower to bow ot bend over in fear
serence/tranquil peaceful
hospitable welcoming friendly
somber serious/sads
impulsive acts without thinking
reluctant hesitant, unsure
intricate detailed, specific
defiant indignant, rebellious
arrogent conceited, stuck up, haughty
defiant angry, stubborn, aggressively resisting
punctilious showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
vigilant watchful, aware
incessant nonstop, continuing without pause or interruption
timorous timid, shy, nervous
redundant no longer needed
prophetic far seeing, predictive, describing someone who speaks of the future confidently
obstinate stubborn
pensive reflecting deep or profound thought
indigenous native to an area
raucous unruly, loud, chaotic
methodical logical, analytic, efficient, following structure or form
auspicous promising, favorable, giving a sign of future success
convulse to shake uncontrollably
console to soothe or make feel better
barrage a concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area
fledgling a young bird learning to fly, a person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or underdeveloped
intuition a sixth sense or gut feeling
facade the face of a building, especially the principal front that looks onto a street or open space, front, outward appearance that is maintained to conceal a less pleasant or creditable reality.
penchant a desire, strong interest
revelation a revealing, a newly discovered notion or idea
proponent someone who is "for" or fighting FOR a cause
allot to assign or distribute into shares or portions
audacious bold, adventurous, reckless
devoid not having or using, empty, lacking
comply to yield to a request or demand
prodigous immense , extraordinary in size or degree
perturb to trouble or annoy
errant straying outside the proper path or bounds (an errant calf).... moving about aimlessly or irregularly (an errant breeze) behaving wrongly (an errant child)
unabated Being at full strength or force
resounding impressively loud or booming
rogue a dishonest or worthless person
adulation excessive admiration or praise
junket trip, journey
compel to force or oblige to do something, urge, pressure
despise feel contempt or deep repugnance for
justify show or prove to be right
jeer make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice
retaliate make an attack or assault in return for a similar attack, to get back at
infraction a violation or infringement of a law, agreement, or set of rules
scion a detached living portion of a plant (such as a bud or shoot) joined to a stock in grafting and usually supplying solely aerial parts to a graft, a descendent
prominant well known in the public eye
relentless tenacious, go getting, incredibly determined
dilipidated decayed, deteriorated, or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse
vehement intensely emotional, deeply felt, marked by forceful energy
Created by: AdamS.