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English Vocab

TermDefinition
Apathy A feeling of hopelessness, not caring, no effect, not feeling one way or another about something.
Contempt Disgust, Hatred.
Empathy Feeling like symphony, but the person has been through the same experience.
Pilgrimage A spiritual journey, a lengthy journey.
Decorum An orderly, manner-filled presence.
Humility A modesty or limited/low view of one's importance.
Permeate Thoughtful, soaked penetrate.
Condescend Rude, contemptuous, talking down to someone.
Ponder To think deeply.
Banish To exile, to dismiss, to send out.
Wince Flinch, to cringe in pain.
Cower To bow, or bend in fear, under intimidation.
Profound Deep, thoughtful.
Indignant Angry, stubborn, rebellious.
Somber Down, Despondent, serious/sad.
Impulsive Acts without thinking.
Reluctant Hesitant, fearful, unsure.
Intricate Detailed, specific, finely described.
Ominous Threatening, Forbidden.
Defiant Indignant, rebellious.
Conspicuous Overt, obvious, sticks out.
Arrogant Stuck up, haughty, conceited, uppity.
Unorthodox Not following rules, out of the ordinary culture or rule set, or practice.
Tenacious Determined, go-getting, relentless, never gives up.
Grimace Frown.
Dilemma Major problem.
Rivulet A tiny stream of water.
Commotion A loud raucous, or cacophony, chaos.
Grieve To mourn or be sad about, usually over the loss of.
Pummel To punch over and over, hitting continually.
Serene and Tranquil Peaceful.
Hospitable Welcoming, friendly.
Belligerent Ready to fight, comfortable.
Grave Dead serious.
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