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Sadlier-Oxford vocab

Level E Units -6

WordDefinition
Affiliated associated, connected
ascertain to find out
attainment an acomplishment, the act of achieving
bequeath to give or pass as an inheritance
cogent forceful, convincing, relevant, to the point
converge to move toward one point, approach nearer together
disperse to scatter, spread far and wide
esteem to regard highly, a highly favorable opinion or judgement
expunge to erase, obliterate, destroy
finite having limis, lasting for a limited time
invulnerable not able to be wounded or hurt, shielded against attack
malevolent spiteful, showlign ill wil
nonchalant cool and confident, unconcerned
omniscient knowing everything, having unlimited awareness or understanding
panacea a remedy for all ills, cure all, an answer to all problems
scrupulous exact, careful, attending throughly to details, having high moral standards, prinicipled
skulk to move about stealthly, to lie in hiding
supercilious proud and contempuous, showing scorn because of a feeling or superiority
uncanny strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
venial easily excuxed
alturistic unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
assent to express agreement, agreement
benefactor one who does good to others
chivalrous marked by honor, courtesy, and courage, knightly
clemency mercy, hmaneness, mildness, moderateness
dearth a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply, a famine
diffident shy, lacking self confidence, modest, reserved
discrepancy a difference, lack of agreement
embark to go aboard, o make a start, to invest
facile easily done or attained, superficial, ready, fluent, easily shown but not sincerely felt
indomitable unconquerable, refusing to yeild
infallible free from error, absolutely dependable
plod to walk heavily or slowly, to work slowly
pungent causing a sharp sensation, stubgubgm biting
remiss neglectful in performance or ones duty
repose to rest, lie, place, relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
temerity rashness, boldness
truculent fierce and cruel, agressive, deadly, destructive, scathingly harsh
unfeigned sincere, real, without pretense
virulent extremely poisonous, full of malice, spiteful
accede to yield to, to assume an office or dignity
brandish to wave or lourish in a menacing or vigrous fashion
comprise to include or contain, to be made up of
deft skillful, nimble
destitute deprived of the necessities of life, lacking in
explicit definite, clearly stated
extirpate to tear up by the roots, to destroy totally
inoppurtune coming at a bad time, not appropriate
ironic suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens, given to irony, sarcastic
musty stale, molding, out of date
officious meddling, excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
ominous unfaorable, threatening, of bad omen
pinnacle a high peak or point
premeditated considered beforehand, delberately planned
rampant growing without check, running wild
solace comfort, relief, to comfort, console
stately dignified, majestic
supple bending easily, bending with agility, readily adaptable, servile
suppress to stop by force, put down
venal open to or marked by bribery or corruption
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