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Vocabulary 9

abut V- to join at one end or be next to.
attire N- clothes, apparel, garb.
attire V- to dress, adorn.
crony N- a very close friend, chum, buddy.
divergent Adj- going in different directions; different from each other; departing from conversation; deviant.
gaunt Adj- thin and bony, starved looking; bare, barren.
nullify V- to make of no value or consequence, cancel, wipe out.
plummet V- to plunge straight down.
plummet N- a weight fastened to a line.
rankle V- to cause anger, irritation, or bitterness ( with the suggestion that the pain grows overtime).
scavenger N- a person who collects or removes usable items from waste materials; an animal that feeds on refuse or dead bodies.
stoical Adj- self controlled, not showing feeling in response to pleasure or pain.
avail V- to be of use or benefit to; to make use of, to take advantage of; to profit or benefit.
avail N- use, benefit, or value.
cryptic Adj- puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic.
enmity N- hatred, ill-will.
fervent Adj- very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot.
infiltrate V- to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily.
perceptible Adj- capable of being grasped by the senses or mind.
proclaim V- to declare publicly or officially.
proxy N- an agent, substitute; a written permission allowing one person to act in another's place.
stint V- to limit, be sparring or frugal.
stint N- a limit or restriction.
unflagging Adj- tireless, continuing with vigor.
Created by: 23colln



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