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reading terms (1)
2012-03-06 23:38:10

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  1. prepcocious
    exceptionally early in development or occurrence
  2. vapid
    lacking livliness, taste, smell, or interest
  3. ample
    having enough of something to meet your needs, and possible some left over
  4. arid
    land that does not have enough water to support the growth of plants
  5. barren
    something that is not prroductive such as a woman with tied tubes or a tree with that bears no fruit
  6. interloctor
    someon who is officially involved in a conversation
  7. expatiate
    to speak or write in great detail
  8. panache
    a distincitive and flamboyant nature, style , or action
  9. verve
    great enthusiam. vigor and energy as in movement
  10. vigor
    means health and strength
  11. uxorious
    dotingly or irrationally fond of or submissive to one's wife
  12. doting, dotingly
    Doting describes someone who is overly devoted and adoring
  13. jingo
    a person who boasts of his or her patriotism and favors an aggressive, threatening, warlike foreign policy; chauvinist
  14. chauvinist
    • 1. a person who is aggressively and blindly patriotic, especiallyone devoted to military glory.
    • 2.a person who believes one gender is superior to the other,as a male chauvinist or a female chauvinist .
  15. corrugated
    ridged, grooved, furrowed, folded, fluted, roughened, creased, wrinkled, flexed, crinkled, crumpled, puckered; see also wrinkled.
  16. predilection
    being favor of smoething. moving towards and object or idea.
  17. fraught
    Fraught means filled with
  18. incandesent
    describes something that creates light when heated
  19. forebode
    to indicate beforehand; portend; foretell; predict (esp. something bad or harmful)
  20. brash
    someone or something with an abrasive, tacky, self-serving or rude manner
  21. inpertinent
    someone or something who is rude, disrespectful or does or says something that does not relate to the current conversation
  22. guttural
    of the throat
  23. paradox
    something that seems contradictory or unbelievable, but may or may not be true
  24. array
    a group of persons or things displayed in a pattern
  25. abode
    a residence or a place where a person lives or stays for a long time
  26. solicitor
    someone seeking to ask or obtain. british word for lawyer
  27. abscond
    leave secretly and quickly
  28. reveille
    signal to awaken soldiers in the morning
  29. subversives
    something that is trying to destroy or overthrow something like a government or an idea.
  30. dappled
  31. sough
    a soft, low, murmuring, sighing, or rustling sound
  32. propagate
    To propagate is to breed plants or animals, to cause something to increase in number, or to spread an idea