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Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
aberration (n) a variation or change from what is normal or right; something unnatural
aghast (adj) shocked; terrified or amazed
appellation (n) a name or title; a word used to identify a person or thing
bewilder (v) to perplex or confuse; to disorder a person's thinking
chattel (n) a thing that is owned; a possession
contemptuous (adj) thinking poorly of; scornful or disdainful
debonair (adj) charming; having a sophisticated and attractive manner
detest (v) to have a profound dislike or abhorrence for; to hate
elasticity (n) the physical property of matter wherein matter returns to its original form after being reshaped
ostracize (v) to banish from or force out of a group or situation
lapse (n) the act of falling from a righteous or just position; a slight or temporary moral failure
larceny the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
loathe dislike intensely; feel disgust toward
magnanimity nobility and generosity of spirit
malady (n) a disease, illness, or medical condition, especially a serious or chronic condition
malevolence wishing evil to others
mawkish effusively or insincerely emotional
misconception an incorrect assumption
misrepresent describe or present falsely
mitigate lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
monarchy autocracy governed by a ruler who usually inherits authority
monotony the quality of wearisome constancy and lack of variety
morosely in a sullen, moody manner
naturalist a biologist knowledgeable about botany and zoology
nebulous lacking definite form or limits
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