Vocab ch's 9-15

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Vocab ch's 9-15
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  1. Bolster
    to support
  2. Depreciate
    to become less valuable
  3. Indiscriminate
    not selective
  4. Inquisitive
    questioning
  5. Nebulous
    indefinite
  6. Relegate
    to send
  7. Replete
    filled
  8. Sedentary
    involving much sitting
  9. Tenet
    a principle
  10. Terse
    short
  11. Autonomy
    freedom from control
  12. Bureaucratic
    over-regulated
  13. Mandate
    official permission
  14. Ostracize
    to reject
  15. Raucous
    disorderly
  16. Recouse
    a choice
  17. Reiterate
    to repeat
  18. Tantamount
    just like
  19. Tenacious
    grasping strongly
  20. Utopia
    a paradise
  21. Clandestine
    secret
  22. Contingency
    a possibility
  23. Egocentric
    selfish
  24. Exonerate
    to be found not guilty
  25. Incongruous
    contradictory, goes against
  26. Indigenous
    native
  27. Liability
    a handicap
  28. Prolific
    creating abundantly
  29. Reinstate
    to put back
  30. Superfluous
    unnecessary
  31. Advocate
    to promote
  32. Antipathy
    a strong dislike
  33. Emancipate
    to free
  34. Idiosyncrasy
    a personal habit
  35. Imminent
    likely to occur soon
  36. Impede
    to slow down
  37. Inclusive
    complete
  38. Jurisdiction
    control
  39. Precarious
    unsafe
  40. Preposterous
    ridiculous
  41. Austere
    very plain
  42. Esoteric
    difficult to understand
  43. Facsimile
    an accurate copy
  44. Grotesque
    strange-looking
  45. Mesmerize
    to fascinate
  46. Metamorphosis
    a change in form
  47. Notorious
    regarded negatively
  48. Perfunctory
    uninterested
  49. Provocative
    attention-getting
  50. Travesty
    a joking, disrespectful imitation
  51. Connoisseur
    an authority
  52. Conspiracy
    a plot
  53. Contrite
    sorry
  54. Distraught
    upset
  55. Germane
    related
  56. Lucid
    easy to understand
  57. Plight
    an unfortunate situation
  58. Superficially
    slightly
  59. Symmetrical
    balanced
  60. Verbose
    wordy

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