Vocab list 8

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Vocab list 8
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  1. to leave quickly in secret
    abscond
  2. agree, as to a proposal
    assent
  3. fanciful; imaginary, impossible
    chimerical
  4. sharing a boundary; neighboring
    contiguous
  5. being an artificial and inferior substitute or imitation
    ersatz
  6. fictional, relating to imaginative creation
    fictive
  7. to give a long speech
    harangue
  8. shining brightly
    incandescent
  9. fearless, resolutely courageous
    intrepid
  10. to make less severe, make milder
    mitigate
  11. a government in which a small group exercises supreme control
    oligarchy
  12. to trim off excess, reduce
    pare
  13. to condemn or forbid as harmful of unlawful
    proscribe
  14. to contradict, discredit
    refute
  15. to satisfy (as a need or desire) fully or to excess
    satiate
  16. a state of static balance or equilibrium; stagnation
    stasis
  17. tending to persist or cling; persistent in adhering to something valued or habitual
    tenacious
  18. varied; marked wiht different colors
    variagated
  19. clever; deceptive
    wily
  20. a gentle breeze; something airy or unsubstantial
    zephyr

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