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Vocab.-Lev. G

Unit 10

askance (adverb) with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
attenuate (verb) to make thin or slender; to weaken or lesson in force
benign (adjective) gentle, kind; forgiving, understanding, having a favorable or beneficial effect; not malignant
cavil (verb) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (noun) a trivial objection or criticism
charlatan (noun) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, imposter, or quack
decimate (verb) to kill or destroy a large part of
foible (noun) a weak point, failing, minor flaw
forgo (verb) to do without, abstain from, give up
fraught (adjective) full of or loaded with; accompanied by
inure (verb) to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure
luminous (adjective) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating
obsequious (adjective) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons
obtuse (adjective) blunt, not coming to a point, slow or dull in understanding; measuring between 90 to 180 degrees; not causing a sharp impression
oscillate (verb) to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver
penitent (adjective)regretful for one's sins or mistakes (noun) one who is sorry for wrongdoing
peremptory (adjective) having the nature for a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal; offensively self-assured, dictorial; determined, resolute
rebuff (verb) to snub, to repel, drive away; (noun) a curt rejection, a check
reconnoiter (verb) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection
shambles (noun) a slaughterhouse; a place for mass bloodshed; a state of complete disorder and confusion, mess
sporadic (adjective) occuring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order
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