Vocab test units 19-21.txt

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Vocab test units 19-21.txt
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  1. Audacious
    Adj.

    Daring, bold
  2. Frantic
    Adj.

    Wild with excitement, frenzied
  3. Cessation
    Noun

    Stopping
  4. Entrepreneur
    Noun

    Someone who starts and runs his own business
  5. Digression
    Noun

    A movement away from main topic
  6. Conspicuous
    Adj

    Easily seen
  7. Flippancy
    Noun

    Lighthardedness
  8. Bandy
    Verb

    To discuss lightly
  9. Idyllic
    Adj

    Simple, typical of rural life
  10. Vitriolic
    Adj

    Acidic, bitterly sarcastic
  11. Lurid
    Adj

    Sensational, shocking (in a sexual way)
  12. Sedition
    Noun

    Resistance to authority
  13. Obscure
    Adj

    Vague, dark, unclear
  14. Resilient
    Adj

    Having power to recover, elastic
  15. Proximity
    Noun

    Nearness
  16. Augment
    • Verb
    • To increase
  17. Founder
    Verb

    To fail completely
  18. Conjecture
    Noun

    A guess
  19. Entreat
    Verb

    To plead, to ask earnestly
  20. Diligence
    Noun

    Persistent hard work
  21. Consort
    Verb

    To associate with
  22. Flourish
    Verb

    To grow well, to prosper
  23. Attrition
    Noun

    A gradual wearing down (applied to war)
  24. Ignominious
    Adj

    Disgraceful, causing/deserving humiliation
  25. Visage
    Noun

    A face, appearance
  26. Macabre
    Adj

    Gruesome
  27. Sedentary
    Adj

    Characterized by sitting
  28. Obsequious
    Adj

    Slavishly attentive
  29. Resigned
    Adj

    Patiently giving in, un resisting
  30. Prudent
    Adj

    Cautious
  31. Licentious
    Adj

    Given to immoral behavior
  32. Forte
    Noun

    Special talent, strong point
  33. Chagrin
    Noun

    Disappointment
  34. Enrapture
    Verb

    To please intensely
  35. Misogynist
    Noun

    One who dislike women, shows disdain for women
  36. Sanguine
    Adj

    Confident, hopeful, cheerful, ruddy
  37. Foible
    Noun

    Slight fault, a weakness
  38. Baleful
    Adj

    Deadly destructive
  39. Pander
    Verb

    To cater to lowly wishes if others
  40. Dilettante
    • Noun
    • Aimless dabbler in the arts who has no real talent at any of them
  41. Languish
    Verb

    To lose strength through illness or grief
  42. Secular
    Adj

    Worldly, temporal, not relating to spiritual matters
  43. Nostalgia
    Noun, longing for the past
  44. Quagmire
    Noun

    Bog or marsh, a difficult situation
  45. Prurient
    Adj

    Having to do with lust

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