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English 9 vocab 12

English vocab 12

adversity Misfortune; Hardship
cardinal Most important; chief
credible Believable; reliable
empathize To show or feel understanding of another's feelings or problems
faculty 1. Any of the natural powers of the mind and body, such as hearing or sight 2. An inborn ability; a knack 3. All the teachers of school
harrowing Very distressing and acutely painful
impair To damage, weaken, or lessen
infer To reach a conclusion through reasoning
intuition Knowing or sensing something without the use of reason; an insight
mainfest 1. Plain to see; evident 2. To make clear; to reveal
nuance A very slight change in feeling or meaning; a graduation
pernicious Very destructive or harmful
solace Comfort or relief in sorrow or dishes; consolation
treatise A methodically and thoroughly written discussion of a topic
vogue The popular fashion of the time; wide acceptance or favor
Created by: anaschke
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