Vocab 9

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  1. Alacrity
    promptness in response
  2. Analogous
    showing an analogy or a likeness that permits one to draw an analogy
  3. Clairvoyant
    able to see beyond the range of ordinary perception
  4. Deviate
    to stray especially from a standard, principle, or topic
  5. Emulate
    • 1: to strive to equal or excel
    • 2: to equal or approach equality with
  6. Inevitable
    incapable of being avoided or evaded
  7. Kindle
    • 1: to start (a fire) burning
    • 2: to stir up
  8. Mitigate
    • 1: to cause to become less harsh or hostile
    • 2: to make less severe or painful
  9. Pandemonium
    • 1: the capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost
    • 2: the infernal regions
  10. Reprehensible
    able to dissaprove
  11. Vacuous
    • 1: emptied of or lacking content
    • 2: marked by lack of ideas or intelligence
  12. Subversion
    a systematic attempt to overthrow or undermine a government or political system by persons working secretly from within
  13. Surreptitious
    done, made, or acquired by stealth
  14. Wanton
    • 1: hard to control
    • 2: playfully mean or cruel
  15. Zenith
    the point of the celestial sphere that is directly opposite the nadir and vertically above the observer

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