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Vocab Unit 13 D D

Jenkins Vocabulary Unit 13 Definition 9th grade level D

Ad Infinitum adv. endlessly
Apportion v. to divide and give out in shares
Bona Fide adj. genuine, sincere
Buoyant adj. able to float easily; able to hold things up; cheerful, hopeful
Clique n. a small, exclusive group of people
Concede v. to admit as true; to yield, submit
Congenial adj. getting on well with others; agreeable, pleasant
Lofty adj. very high; noble
Migration n. a movement from one country or region to another
Perceive v. to be aware of through the senses, observe; to grasp mentally
Perverse adj. inclined to go against what is expected; stubborn; turned away from what is good and proper
Prelude n. an introduction; that which comes before or leads off
Rancid adj. stale, spoiled
Rustic adj. country like, simple, plain; awkward; n. one who lives in the country
Sever v. to separate, divide into parts
Sordid adj. wretchedly poor; run down; mean or selfish
Untenable adj. not capable of being held or defended; impossible to maintain
Versatile adj. able to do many things well; capable of many uses
Vindicate v. to clear from hint or charge of wrongdoing; to defend successfully against opposition; to justify
Wane v. to lose size, strength, or power
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