voc. ch 10

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  1. Adept
    thoroughly skilled an expert
  2. Aspire
    • to have ambitious hoopes or plans, strive toward a
    • higher goal, desire earnestly to ascent
  3. Bleak
    bare, dreary, dismal
  4. Chide
    to blame; scold
  5. Despicable
    worthy of scorn, contemptible
  6. Diminutive
    • small, smaller than most others of the same
    • type.
  7. Emancipate
    to free from slavery to release or liberate
  8. Erroneous
    incorrect, containing mistakes
  9. Exploit
    • to make use of, develop; to make improper use of
    • for personal profit; a feat deed
  10. Extemporaneous
    made or delivered on the spur of the moment
  11. Impair
    to make imperfect damage harm
  12. Invincible
    not able to be defeated, unbeatable
  13. Languid
    drooping; without energy, sluggish
  14. Mire
    • mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation; to
    • get stuck
  15. Obtrusive
    forward; undesirable prominent; thrust out
  16. Preamble
    an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
  17. Render
    • to cause to become to preform to deliver
    • officially; to process, extract
  18. Rugged
    rough, irregular, severe, stern; strong; stormy
  19. Skeptical
    • inclined to doubt; slow to accept something as
    • true
  20. Slip shod
    • untidy in dress, personal habits, etc; careless,
    • sloppy
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voc. ch 10
chapter 10 vocab
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