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Level F- Unit 9

QuestionAnswer
abate (v.)to make less in amount, degree, etc; to become less
adulation (n.)praise of flattery that is excessive
ananthema (n.)an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denunciation
astute (adj.)shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
avarice (n.)a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
culpable (adj.)deserving blame, worth of condemnation
Dilatory (adj.) tending to delay or procrastinate
Egregious (adj.) conspicuous, standing out from a mass
Equivocate (v.) to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation
Evanescent (adj.) vanishing, soon passing away
Irresolute (adj.) unable to make up one’s mind, hesitating
Nebulous (adj.) cloudlike; not clear, vague
Novice (n.) a beginner at an activity that requires lots of skill and experience
Penury (n.) extreme poverty; barrenness
Pretentious (adj.) done for show, ambitious, striving to make a big impression on
Recapitulate (v.) to review a series of facts, to sum up
Resuscitate (v.) to revive, bring back to consciousness
Slovenly (adj.) untidy, dirty, careless
Supposition (n.) something that is assumed or taken for granted
Torpid (adj.) inactive, sluggish, dull
Created by: 11weyerjor
 

 



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