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Vocabulary 5

TermDefinition
addendum (N) a thing that is added; an appendix or addition to a book or a written document.
aghast (adj) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
cower (v) to crouch or shrink away in fear
epitaph (adj) having to do with morals, values, write 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 or 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 behavior; 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
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
indiscriminate (adj) without restraint or control; unselective
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
Created by: 23colln
 

 



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