Vocab Unit 2

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  1. (adj.) Distasteful; unpalatable
    BRACKISH
  2. n.) The utterance of criticism or censure
    ANIMADVERSION
  3. (adj.) Excessively dramatic or emotional
    HISTRIONIC
  4. (n.) A chemical or person who starts a fire, literally or figuratively; (adj.) Tending to start a fire or stir up rebellion
    INCENDIARY
  5. (adj.) Lack of judgment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning
    MYOPIC
  6. (adj.) Open and observable; not hidden
    OVERT
  7. (n.) Accordance with recognized usage, custom, or principles
    PROPRIETY
  8. (n.) A maneuver, stratagem, or ploy
    GAMBIT
  9. (adj.) Peaceful; undisturbed; happy
    HALCYON
  10. (n.) The act of violating or profaning anything sacred
    SACRILEGE
  11. (n.) Something that apparently has magic power
    TALISMAN
  12. (adv.) Without delay, briefly
    SUMMARILY
  13. (n.) A violent or turbulent situation
    MAELSTROM
  14. (adj.) Not straightforward; shifty
    DEVIOUS
  15. (n.) Someone who makes a request earnestly and humbly; (adj.) Asking humbly and earnestly, beseeching
    SUPPLIANT
  16. (v.) To move in waves
    UNDULATE
  17. (n.) Swiftness of action or motion; speed
    CELERITY
  18. (adj.) Marked by keen interest and enthusiasm
    AVID
  19. (adj.) Expressing disapproval
    PEJORATIVE
  20. (v.) To speak to boldly or aggressively
    ACCOST

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Vocab Unit 2
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