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Unit 12

Unit 12 vocabulary

abound v. to be plentiful;s. burst with/ a. lack, want
braggart n. a boaster; s. bigmouthed
cache n. a hiding place; s. stockpile
clarification n. act of making clear; s. elucidation
despondent adj. sad, discouraged; s. dejected; a. jubilant
embezzle v. to steal property entrtusted to one's care; s. swindle
heartrending adj. causing mental pain or agony; s. sad; a. amusing
leisurly adj. unhurried; s. slow; a. hasty
lethargic adj. unnaturally sleepy; s. lazy; a. wide-awake
malady n. a sickness; s. ailment; a. well-being
mellow adj. ripe, well-matured; s. dulcet; a. unripe
nomadic adj. moving about from place to place; s. roving; a. stationary
piecemeal adj. one piece at a time, gradually; s. bit by bit; a. all at once
quest n. a search; s. pursuit
random adj. by chance; s. haphazard; a:planned, deliberate
rant v: to speak wildly; n: loud; s: rave; a: whisper
reinforce v: to make stronger; s: strengthen; a: weaken
seclusion n: isolation; s: aloneness; a: the thick of things
status n: a person's condition or position; s: situation
turmoil n: a state of great confusion; s: upheaval; a: peace and quiet
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