VOCAB 4,5,6

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VOCAB 4,5,6
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  1. the wasting away of a body organ
    atrophy
  2. a fortified place, stronghold
    bastion
  3. a state of agreement, treaty
    concord
  4. complete or perfect in the highest degree
    consummate
  5. disorder, confusion
    disarray
  6. urgency, pressure
    exigency
  7. floating debris, homeless
    flotsam
  8. frenzied, highly agitated
    frenetic
  9. to gather bit by bit
    glean
  10. a complaint
    grouse
  11. to imprison
    incarcerate
  12. obligatory, required
    incumbent
  13. humorous, jolly
    jocular
  14. ridiculous, laughable
    ludicrous
  15. biting or caustic in thought, sharply harsh
    mordant
  16. to anger or annoy
    nettle
  17. of or related to money
    pecuniary
  18. cowardly or mean-spirited
    pusillanimous
  19. in a reclining position
    recumbent
  20. a scheme to deceive an opponent
    stratagem
  21. sharpness
    acuity
  22. to portray, sketch in vivid detail
    delineate
  23. marked by evil & corruption
    depraved
  24. to weaken the moral, mental/physical vigor of
    enervate
  25. intended for a select few
    esoteric
  26. intellectually productive
    fecund
  27. an arbitrary order or decree
    fiat
  28. a fabrication of the mind
    figment
  29. to acquire as the result of effort
    garner
  30. to set apart as holy or sacred
    hallow
  31. a peculiarity that serves to identify, a quirk
    idiosyncrasy
  32. shame & disgrace
    ignominy
  33. earthly, concerned with what is ordinary
    mundane
  34. a subtle or slight variation
    nuance
  35. conceited, excessive
    overwheening
  36. a strong attraction or inclination
    penchant
  37. according to reputation
    reputed
  38. reasoning that seems plausible, but isn't
    sophistry
  39. costly, rich, magnificent
    sumptuous
  40. existing everywhere
    ubiquitous
  41. degraded, cringing, miserable
    abject
  42. a skeptic or doubter
    agnostic
  43. the state of being an accomplice
    complicity
  44. someone/something left abandoned
    derelict
  45. bitter, prolonged verbal attack
    diatribe
  46. crude image of a despised person
    effigy
  47. the state of being fair
    equity
  48. silly, empty of meaning or value
    inane
  49. the act of accusing, accusation
    indictment
  50. certain, unquestionable
    indubitable
  51. sporadic, random
    intermittent
  52. unresolved, debatable
    moot
  53. principal idea, theme
    motif
  54. beginner, rookie
    neophyte
  55. keenness in observing and understanding
    perspicacity
  56. complete in all aspects/essentials
    plenary
  57. careful watch
    surveillance
  58. pertaining to forests, woody
    sylvan
  59. easily irritated
    testy
  60. a disguise
    travesty

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