Vocab Mastery level F definitions

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  1. the expression of approbal or favorable opinion; praise; official approval
    approbation
  2. to attempt to dissuade someone from course or decision by earnest reasoning
    expostulate
  3. used so often as to lack freshness or originality
    hackneyed
  4. a gap, opening, break
    hiatus
  5. a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference
    innuendo
  6. wearied, worn out, dulled
    jaded
  7. causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
    lurid
  8. peevis, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
    petulant
  9. to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
    simulate
  10. to rise above or beyond, exceed
    transcend
  11. shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence of power;offense, resentment; a vague suspicion
    umbrage
  12. a summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
    epitome
  13. to urge strongly, advise earnestly
    exhort
  14. to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
    infringe
  15. belonging to someone or something by its nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part
  16. intrinsic
  17. weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
    lassitude
  18. mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means; to hide, conceal; eclipse; matters involving the super natural (can be adj, v or n)
    occult
  19. to spread through, penetrate, soak through
    permeate
  20. strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
    stringent
  21. to direct or order; to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative wat; to prohibit
    enjoin
  22. to make amends, make up for; to avert
    expiate
  23. resulting from or marked by lack of attention; unintentional, accidental
    inadvertent
  24. thin, slender, not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance; lacking a sound basis, poorly supported
    tenuous
  25. to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end
    wheedle
  26. courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
    affable
  27. shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character; without organization, unity, or cohesion
    amorphous
  28. to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
    infer
  29. incapable or being changed or called back
    irrevocable
  30. a natural invlinsyion ot predilection toward
    propensity
  31. to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
    repudiate
  32. coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
    scurrilous
  33. to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish or proclaim widely
    blazon
  34. to steal, especially in a sneaky way and in petty amounts
    filch
  35. beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
    salutary
  36. bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
    scathing
  37. extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritanical
    straitlaced
  38. dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
    vapid
  39. to punish severely; to criticize severely
    castigate
  40. to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking
    disabuse
  41. very wicked, offensive, hateful
    heinous
  42. not subject to change, constant
    immutable
  43. one who rebels or rises against authority; rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in or on
    insurgent
  44. a delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc, far in excess of reality
    megalomania
  45. stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud
    surreptitious
  46. to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
    transmute
  47. pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
    cadaverous
  48. coarse, unfeeling; stupid
    crass
  49. to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute
    desecrate
  50. to confuse; to disturb the composure of
    disconcert
  51. a breaking of a law or obligation
    infraction
  52. open to attack; capable or being wounded or damaged; unprotected
    vulnerable
  53. impartial; calm, free from emotion
    dispassionate
  54. to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagent in pursuit of pleasure
    dissipate
  55. an armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them (CANDIDE); an ordeal
    gauntlet
  56. mean, low, base
    ignoble
  57. faithlessness, treachery
    perfidy
  58. open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance
    susceptible
  59. praise or flattery that is excessive
    adulation
  60. shrewed, crafty, showing practical wisdom
    astute
  61. a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
    avarice
  62. vanishing, soon passing away; light and airy
    evanescent
  63. unable to make up one's mind, hesitating
    irresolute
  64. couldlike, resembling a cloud; cloudy in color, not transparent; vague, confused, indistinct
    nebulous
  65. done for show, striving to make a big impression; claiming merit or position unjustifiably; making demands on one's skill or abilities, ambitious
    pretentious
  66. untidy, dirty, careless
    slovenly
  67. something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
    supposition
  68. hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded; a sheltered place, a hiding place
    covert
  69. pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance
    debonair
  70. accidental, occuring by a happy chance
    fortuitous
  71. the essential part, main point, or essence
    gist
  72. showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colorsl a jester's costume; a jester
    motley
  73. to delay, put off until later
    procrastinate
  74. tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying
    provocative
  75. exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
    recondite
  76. moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
    abstemious
  77. an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
    denizen
  78. passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
    discursive
  79. to impose by fraudl to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring about by stealth, dishonesty, or coercion
    foist
  80. awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy
    gauche
  81. capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized
    palpable
  82. having sympathetic insight or understanding, capable of keen appreciation
    perceptive
  83. extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
    pernicious
  84. a loud ringing sound; to make a loud ringing noise
    clangor
  85. side by side, touching; near; adjacent in time
    contiguous
  86. harmful, injurious
    deleterious
  87. implied or understood though unexpressed; without doubts or reservations, unquestioning; potentially contained in
    implicit
  88. marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy
    ostentatious
  89. dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-of-fact, straightforward; characteristic of prose, not poetic
    prosaic
  90. sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant
    scintillating
  91. charming, attractive, pleasing
    winsome
  92. noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
    blatant
  93. noisy revelry or merrymaking
    carousal
  94. an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements, especially in one of the fine arts
    connoisseur
  95. to weigh down or burdern; to fill up, block up, hinder
    encumber
  96. to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
    foment
  97. relating to hercules, characterized by great strength, very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
    herculean
  98. puzzled, now knowing what to do, at a loss
    nonplussed
  99. abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
    prolific
  100. a collection of diverse or miscellaneous items; a general mixture; petals mixed with spices for scent
    potpourri
  101. showing unusually early developmeny
    precocious
  102. delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel
    sadistic
  103. to beg earnestly and humbly
    supplicate
  104. a confused hodgepodge of sounds, hubbub
    brouhaha
  105. easily made angry, bad-tempered
    choleric
  106. conclusive, final, representing the limit of what can be done
    definitive
  107. excessively and objectionably sentimental; having a midly sickening flavor
    mawkish
  108. to soften, make gentle, pacify; to calm, allay
    mollify
  109. something that is heavy or burdensome
    onus

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