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vocab unit 5

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 the 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, put forward forcefully
disdain v. to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully;
disdain n. a feeling of contempt
facetious adj. humorous, not meant seriously
jurisdiction n. an 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)
Created by: 22morrc