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Vocabulary Unit 5

TermDefinition
Addendum(n) A thing that is added; an appendix or addition to a book or written document.
Aghast(adj) Filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror.
Cower(v) To crouch or shrink away in fear or shame.
Epitaph(n) A brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone.
Ethical(adj) Having to do with morals, values, right and wrong; in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase.
Inaudible(adj) Not able to be heard.
Intrigue(n) Crafty dealings, underhanded plotting.
Intrigue(v) To form and carry out plots; to puzzle or excite the curiosity.
Plausible(adj) Appearing true, reasonable, or fair.
Prodigal(adj) wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant.
Prodigal(n) One who is wasteful and self-indulgent.
Volatile(adj) Highly changeable, fickle; tending to become violent or explosive; changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous state.
Ample(adj) More than enough, large, spacious.
Apparition(n) A ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearance.
Assert(v) To declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, but forward forcefully.
Disdain(v) To look upon with scorn: to refuse scornfully.
Disdain(n) A feeling of contempt.
Facetious(adj) Humorous, not meant seriously.
Indiscriminate(adj) Without restraint or control; unselective.
Jurisdiction(n) A area of authority or control, the right to administer justice.
Plebeian(adj) common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class.
Plebeian(n) A common person, member of the lower class.
Proximity(n) Nearness, closeness.
Pulverize(v) To grind or pound to a powder or dust; to destroy or overcome (as though by smashing into fragments).
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