Vocab 11

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Vocab 11
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2011-12-12 23:00:30
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  1. an incline or upward slope, the ascending side of a hill
    acclivity
  2. having no definite form
    amorphous
  3. to declare to be true, to affirm
    aver
  4. pastoral, rural
    bucolic
  5. sickly sweet; excessive
    cloying
  6. the state of separate elements joining or coming together
    convergence
  7. giving a false appearance of simple frankness; misleading
    disingenuous
  8. to catch sight of, glimpse
    espy
  9. marked by disrespectful lightheatedness or casualness
    flippant
  10. deparing from accepted beliefs or standards, oppositional
    heretical
  11. beginning to exist or appear; in an initial stage
    incipient
  12. easily angered, hot-tempered
    irascible
  13. having death as a subject; dwelling on the gruesome
    macabre
  14. biting and caustic in manner and style
    mordant
  15. one who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end, with littel regard for principles
    opportunist
  16. to read studiously or attentively
    pore
  17. a person authorized to act for someone else
    proxy
  18. payment for goods or services or to recompense for losses
    remuneration
  19. acting in strict regard for what is considered proper; punctiliously exact
    scrupulous
  20. concise, brief, free of extra words
    terse

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