Vocab quiz 11 23

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Vocab quiz 11 23
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  1. Marred (adj)
    disfigured or scarred; damaged or spoiled
  2. abortive (adj)
    failing to succeed, unsuccessful
  3. supercilious
    haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial
  4. devoid (adj) or verb


    • not possessing, untouched by, void, or destitute (adj);
    • to deplete or strip of some quality or substance: (verb)

  5. Pastoral (adj)
    having the simplicity, charm, serenity, or other characteristics generally attributed to rural areas:
  6. Parcelled (adj)
    being wrapped up or in a bundle
  7. effeminate (adj)
    having traits, tastes, habits, etc., traditionally considered feminine, as softness or delicacy.
  8. Reciprocal (adj)
    given or felt by each toward the other; mutual:
  9. peremptory (adj)
    leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative:
  10. rakish (adj)
    indifferent to moral restraints;
  11. corpulent (ADJ)
    fat
  12. jauntiness (noun)
    lively
  13. subterfuge (noun)
    a loople used to escape a rule
  14. disconcerting (adj)
    disturbing to one's composure or self-possession; upsetting, discomfiting.
  15. denizen (noun)
    an inhabitant or resident
  16. meretricious (adj)
    alluring by a show of flashy or vulgar attractions;
  17. conceits (noun)
    an elaborate, fanciful metaphor, especially of a strained or far-fetched nature.
  18. ingratiate (verb)
    to establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of others, especially by deliberate effort
  19. magnanimous (adj)
    generous in forgiving an insult or injury;
  20. truculent (adj)
    fierce; cruel; savagely brutal.

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