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Lesson 4

affluence (noun) wealth
contaminate (verb) to make impure by adding something harmful or unwanted
empathy (noun) the ability to imagine what someone else is feeling
fallible (adj.) capable of being mistaken; not perfect
infer (verb) to understand or figure out, based on evidence; to conclude by the use of reasoning
measly (adj.) very small or inferior; not enough
passive (adj.) acted upon without taking action in return; not resisting; taking no active part
proximity (noun) nearness; closeness
recoil (verb) to draw back or shrink back in surprise, fear, or disgust
reputable (adj.) having a good reputation; worthy of respect
scrounge (verb) to get or find by hunting around; to scrape together; to get by begging
sodden (noun) soaked; filled with moisture
stench (noun) a disgusting smell
tirade (noun) a long and angry speech
unprovoked (adj.) without cause; without having been brought about by an action
Created by: beorns