Vocab 12

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Vocab 12
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  1. a growth in size, an increase in amount
    accretion
  2. a feeling of animosity or ill will
    animus
  3. like an uncle in behavior, especially in kindness and warmth
    avuncular
  4. to clot; to cause to thicken
    coagulate
  5. fair-minded, unbiased
    disinterested
  6. an inoffensive and agreeable expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive
    euphemism
  7. to scorn, to disregard with contempt
    flout
  8. a gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity
    hiatus
  9. incapable of being corrected or amended; difficult to control or manage
    incorrigible
  10. the whole universe; a large-scale reflection of a part of the greater world
    macrocosm
  11. fixed customs or manners; moral attitudes
    mores
  12. disgraceful, shameful
    opprobrious
  13. aristocratic
    patrician
  14. foreshadowing, ominous; eliciting amazement and wonder
    portentous
  15. abundantly supplied, complete
    replete
  16. morally degrade, unpleasant
    seamy
  17. loud, harsh, unpleasantly noisy
    strident
  18. to block or prevent from happening; frustrate, defeat the hopes or aspirations of
    thwart
  19. being without question, often used figuratively
    veritable
  20. a strong desire, craving
    yen

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