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Vocab Week 1

flamboyant excessively showy: unrestrained
intermittent not continuous, happening at intervals
impetus a driving force, anything that causes an action; increased activity resulting from a driving force
bewail to express deep regret or sorrow over
vagabond a person who wanders from place to place
insuperable incapable of being overcome or defeated
extol to praise highly
plumb to measure the depth of water; to reach to the deepest part of; to solve; straight up and down, vertical
destitute without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life; lacking, devoid of
emancipate to free from slavery, to release or liberate
wheedle to coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise; to gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise
obligatory required or demanded
maxim a general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying
detract to take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance from
visage face; facial expression
Created by: adellemay