Vocab 8

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Vocab 8
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  1. Affluence
    an abundant flow or supply
  2. Benevolent
    • 1: marked by or disposed to doing good
    • 2: organized for the purpose of doing good
  3. Capricious
    governed or characterized by caprice; impulsive, unpredictable
  4. Destitute
    lacking something needed or desirable
  5. Devious
    • 1: wandering, roundabout
    • 2: moving without a fixed course
  6. Eccentric
    • 1: deviating from an established or usual pattern or style
    • 2: deviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct especially in odd or whimsical ways
  7. Fallacious
    • 1: embodying a fallacy
    • 2: tending to deceive or mislead; delusive
  8. Hackneyed
    lacking in freshness or originality
  9. Impeccable
    • 1: not capable of sinning or liable to sin
    • 2: free from fault or blame
  10. Jocular
    • 1: given to jesting; habitually jolly or jocund
    • 2: characterized by jesting; playful
  11. Meticulous
    marked by extreme or excessive care in the consideration or treatment of details
  12. Ostensible
    • 1: intended for display; open to view
    • 2: being such in appearance; plausible rather than demonstrably true or real
  13. Paradigm
    • 1: an outstandingly clear or typical example or archetype
    • 2: an example of a conjugation or declension showing a word in all its inflectional forms
  14. Quiescent
    • 1: marked by inactivity or repose; tranquilly at rest
    • 2: causing no trouble or symptoms
  15. Recalcitrant
    obstinately defiant of authority or restraint

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