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Vocab 8H

2017 vocab words

QuestionAnswer
decorum In a mannerly fashion
condescend RUDE
intricate Specific
ominous threatening
conspicuous sticks out
unorthodox not following rules
apathy a feeling of hopelessness, not caring, no affect, not feeling one way or another about something
grimace A frown
dilemma A major problem
contempt disgust,hatred
empathy feeling like sympathy, but the person has been through the same experience
rivulet A tiny stream of water
Commotion a loud raucous, or cacophony, chaos
Pilgrimage A long spiritual journey
Humility a modesty or limited/low view of one's own importance
permeate to soak through out
drone make a continuous low sound
Wince to cringe in pain
greive to be sad about
ponder to think deeply
Banish to exile to get rid of
pummel to punch over and over
cower to fear
serene & tranquil peaceful
hospitable welcoming friendly
profound thoughtful
indignant Angry
Beligerent Ready to fight
somber to be sad about
grave dead serious
impulsive acts without thinking
reluctant hesitant fearful
defiant Rebellious
arrogant stuck up
tenacious Determained
barrage (noun)a concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area, to (verb)bombard (someone) with something
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, face an outward appearance that is maintained to conceal a less pleasant or creditable reality.
penchant a desire, a strong interest
revelation a revealing, a newly discovered notion or idea
Proponent someone who is "for" or fighting FOR a cause (opposite of against--con)
convulse to shake uncontrollably
console to make feel better
defiant angry, stubborn, aggressively resisting
punctilious showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
vigilant aware
incessant nonstop, continuing without pause or interruption
timorous shy,nervous
redundant no longer needed, superfluous(extra), omitted without loss
prophetic far seeing, predictive, describing someone who speaks of the future confidently
obstinate stubborn
pensive reflecting deep or profound though
indigenous native to an area
raucous loud
methodical logical, analytic, efficient, following structure or form
auspicious promising, favorable, giving a sign of future success
Allot to assign or distribute into shares or portions
audacious Reckless
devoid Lacking
comply to yield a request
prodigious In a bulk size
Purturb To annoy/trouble
adulation obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise
junket trip, journey: such as a trip made by an official at public expense
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 : scoundrel... a mischievous person
despise verb feel contempt or a deep repugnance for
justify To prove that you are right with evidence
jeer make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice , mock, ridicule, insult
retaliate make an attack or assault in return for a similar attack , reciprocate, 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
prominent well known, in the public eye
relentless Tenacious, and incredibly determined .\
dilapidated decayed, deteriorated, or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse
vehement intensely emotional, deeply felt, marked by forceful energy
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