Midterm vocab

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Midterm vocab
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  1. FEIGN
    imitate or put on appearance of
  2. RUMINATE
    ponder
  3. UBIQUITOUS
    omnipresent
  4. PLACATE
    appease or satisfy
  5. FELICITY
    state of being happy
  6. ABASH
    embarass
  7. PLAINTIVE
    woeful and sorrowful; mournful
  8. DILAPIDATED
    fallen into partial ruin or decay
  9. VERITABLE
    being truly or very much so
  10. DAIS
    a raised platform
  11. REVEILLE
    a signal to arise
  12. ABSOLVE
    release from obligation or penalty; pardon
  13. DEPRECATION
    the feeling or expression of disapproval
  14. EPOCH
    important period of time in history; age; era
  15. ACCOST
    to go up to and speak to first
  16. PORTENTOUS
    an omen or warning of something
  17. VEHEMENT
    has great force, violence, or passion
  18. TACITURN
    silent; uncommunicative
  19. SOLICITUDE
    uneasiness; anxiety
  20. SAGACITY
    wisdom-- sage
  21. PROVIDENT
    providing for the future; thrifty
  22. PERNICIOUS
    very destructive
  23. PALPABLE
    tangible; easily perceptible
  24. MYRIAD
    countless; indefinite number
  25. MALIGN
    to speak evil of; defame
  26. MANIFEST
    understandable; clear
  27. LACONIC
    expressing much with few words
  28. INUNDATE
    fill to overflowing
  29. INEXORABLE
    can't/won't be moved by begging
  30. INCOMMODIOUS
    not spacious
  31. GREGARIOUS
    fond of associating with other people
  32. EMULATE
    to try to equal or surpass
  33. DOLOROUS
    sorrowful; mournful; pathetic
  34. DOGGED
    stubbornly determined
  35. COMPLACENT
    self-satisfied; smug
  36. COGITATE
    think over
  37. ASSIDUOUS
    done with diligence
  38. ANTIPATHY
    strong aversion or dislike
  39. CONJURE
    to summon or raise up; to contrive
  40. WARY
    cautious
  41. BEATIFIC
    having a happy appearance
  42. FURL
    curl
  43. ALACRITY
    quickness
  44. GANGLING
    ungraceful
  45. BELLIGERENT
    warlike
  46. LEGACY
    inheritance
  47. BEREAVEMENT
    suffering the death of a loved one
  48. IRRESOLUTE
    uncertain how to act; weak
  49. ROUT
    stampede; drive out
  50. INEXPLICABLE
    incapable of being explained, interpreted or understood
  51. PLAINTIVE
    mournful
  52. TRANSITORY
    impermanent; fleeting
  53. VANQUISH
    to overcome completely
  54. CONSUMMATE
    complete
  55. PIOUS
    religious; godly
  56. PRUDENCE
    caution; care
  57. ODIOUS
    hateful
  58. REVERIE
    daydream; musing
  59. INDOMITABLE
    unconquerable
  60. DISSIPATE
    squander
  61. FORMIDABLE
    menacing; threatening
  62. COUNTENANCE
    the face; to approve or to tolerate
  63. LUCUBRIOUS
    exaggeratedly mournful
  64. AFFABLE
    easy to talk to; friendly; courteous
  65. CAPITULATE
    to surrender, to give up
  66. CHAGRIN
    humiliation, embarassed disappointment
  67. EXPEDITIOUS
    prompt, speedy

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