Language Activity D #11

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Language Activity D #11
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2012-05-06 13:23:26
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Language Activity D #11
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  1. acclivity
    an incline or upward slope, the ascending side of a hill
  2. amorphous
    having no definite form
  3. aver
    to declare to be true, to affirm
  4. bucolic
    pastoral, rural
  5. cloying
    sickly sweet; excessive
  6. convergence
    the state of separate elements joining or coming together
  7. disingenuous
    giving a false appearance of simple frankness; misleading
  8. espy
    to catch sight of, glimpse
  9. flippant
    marked by disrespectful lightheartedness or casualness
  10. heretical
    departing from accepted beliefs or standards, oppositional
  11. incipient
    beginning to exist or appear; in an initial stage
  12. irascible
    easily angered, hot-tempered
  13. macabre
    having death as a subject; dwelling on the gruesome
  14. mordant
    biting and caustic in manner and style
  15. opportunist
    one who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end, with little regard for principles
  16. pore
    to read studiously or attentively
  17. proxy
    a person authorized to act for someone else
  18. remuneration
    payment for goods or services or to recompense for losses
  19. scrupulous
    acting in strict regard for what is considered proper; punctiliously exact
  20. terse
    concise, brief, free of extra words

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