Chapter 1 Vocabulary?

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Chapter 1 Vocabulary?
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Chapter 1 Vocabulary
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  1. Detriment
    • -noun
    • ~Something that causes damage, harm, or loss

    ~A disadvantage or injury
  2. Dexterous
    • -adjective
    • ~Skillful in using the hands or body

    • ~Clever
  3. Discretion
    • -noun
    • ~Good judgment or tact in actions or speaking

    ~Freedom of judgment or choice
  4. Facetious
    • -adjective
    • ~Humorous; playfully joking

    ~Not meant to be taken seriously
  5. Gregarious
    • -adjective
    • ~Sociable; enjoying and seeking the company of others

    ~Pertaining to a crowd or group
  6. Optimum
    • -adjective
    • ~Best possible; most favorable; most desirable

    ~The greatest degree under specific conditions
  7. Ostentatious
    • -adjective
    • ~Meant to impress others; flashy

    ~Attempted to impress others
  8. Srupulous
    • -adjective
    • ~Careful about moral standards; conscientious

    ~Having strict morals; careful or exact
  9. Sensory
    • -adjective
    • ~Having to do with seeing, hearing, feeling, tasting, or smelling

    ~Pertaining to the senses
  10. Vicarious
    • -adjective
    • ~Experianced through the imagination; not experianced directly

    ~Experianced through someone else

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