Black Boy 3

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  1. fleeting
    lasting for a markedly brief time
  2. petty
    contemptibly narrow in outlook; small and little importance
  3. dissemble
    behave unnaturally or affetedly; hide under a false appearance;
  4. meek
    evidencing little spirit or courage
  5. waylay
    wait in hiding to attack
  6. implacable
    incapable of being placated(make less angry or hostile)
  7. nuance
    subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
  8. sustained
    maintained at length without interruption or weakening; continous
  9. placate
    cause to be more favorably inclined
  10. subservience
    being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan; submissiveness
  11. debased
    lowered in value; mixed with impurities
  12. repugnant
    offensive to the mind
  13. stanch
    stop the flow of a liquid
  14. torrential
    pouring in abundance; related to or from the action of a torrent
  15. larcenous
    having a disposition to steal
  16. pliable
    capable of being bent or flexed without breaking; adjusts readily
  17. fathom
    come to understand; unit of volume
  18. flabbergast
    overcome with amazement
  19. vicinity
    surrounding or nearby region
  20. objectively
    not influenced by personal feelings or opinions
  21. variant
    differing from norm or standard; tends to change;
  22. subordinate
    lower in rank; submissive to authority of another; assistant to another
  23. latent
    not presently active; potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
  24. capitulate
    surrender under agreed conditions
  25. precipice
    very steep cliff
  26. garish
    tastelessly showy
  27. chasm
    deep opening in the earth's surface
  28. tantamount
    being essentially equal to something
  29. wanton
    casual sexual behavior; occuring without motivation or provocation; spend time idly
  30. denunciation
    public act of denouncing
  31. banter
    light teasing repartee; be silly or tease one another
  32. solidarity
    union or interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
  33. jarred
    harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves
  34. surging
    characterized by green swelling waves or surges
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Black Boy 3
2012-04-07 22:30:11
Black Boy English vocabulary

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