Vocab Cards for Final ch's 16-30

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Vocab Cards for Final ch's 16-30
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  1. Adept
    skillful
  2. Encompass
    to include
  3. Entrepreneur
    a business investor
  4. Eradicate
    to erase
  5. Homogeneous
    strictly controlled
  6. Presumptuous
    too forward
  7. Sordid
    ugly
  8. Standardize
    to make the same
  9. Stint
    a length of time
  10. Stringent
    demanding
  11. Exhort
    to urge
  12. Flamboyant
    flashy
  13. Foible
    a minor fault
  14. Innocuous
    without bad effects
  15. Magnanimous
    forgiving
  16. Masochist
    someone who enjoys being hurt
  17. Meticulous
    very careful
  18. Rancor
    deep hostility
  19. Recrimination
    an accusation in reply
  20. Repugnant
    disgusting
  21. Chide
    to criticize
  22. Coalition
    a partnership
  23. Commensurate
    equal to
  24. Connotation
    a suggested meaning
  25. Diabolic
    devilish
  26. Dilapidated
    run-down
  27. Integral
    essential
  28. Noxious
    unhealthy
  29. Scenario
    an outline of possible events
  30. Yen
    a longing
  31. Atrophy
    to waswte away
  32. Deplore
    to despise
  33. Deprivation
    a deficiency
  34. Exacerbate
    to make worse
  35. Imperative
    essential
  36. Mitigate
    to relieve
  37. Objective
    fair
  38. Panacea
    a complete solution
  39. Unprecedented
    unheard-of
  40. Utilitarian
    practical
  41. Decorum
    proper conduct
  42. Espouse
    to speak for
  43. Exhilaration
    happiness
  44. Exorbitant
    extremely high
  45. Extricate
    to untangle
  46. Facilitate
    to make possible
  47. Orthodox
    traditional
  48. Rejuvenate
    to give new life to
  49. Synchronize
    to coordinate
  50. Tenuous
    shaky
  51. Assimilate
    to be absorbed
  52. Belligerent
    quarrelsome
  53. Demeanor
    behavior
  54. Denunciation
    criticism
  55. Dissipate
    to scatter
  56. Indolent
    unwilling to work
  57. Inherent
    natural
  58. Nonchalant
    relaxed
  59. Unassuming
    humble
  60. Unilateral
    one-sided
  61. Analogy
    a comparison
  62. Annihilate
    to wipe out
  63. Criterion
    a standard
  64. Emanate
    to come out
  65. Holistic
    concerned with the whole
  66. Placebo
    a fake medicine
  67. Proficient
    expert
  68. Staunch
    faithful
  69. Subversive
    intended to destroy
  70. Vindicate
    to prove innocent
  71. Disparity
    a contrast
  72. Forestall
    to keep from happening
  73. Insidious
    subtly harmful
  74. Insinuate
    to hint
  75. Interrogate
    to ask questions
  76. Obsequious
    overly eager to please
  77. Omnipotent
    all-powerful
  78. Opportune
    appropriate
  79. Permeate
    to penetrate
  80. Retribution
    a penalty
  81. Complement
    to overpower
  82. Discreet
    cautious
  83. Fastidious
    very particular
  84. Flout
    to moch and defy
  85. Heinous
    wicked
  86. Implement
    to put into effect
  87. Impromptu
    not rehearsed
  88. Inference
    instinct
  89. Obtrusive
    overly obvious
  90. Auspicious
    favorable
  91. Expedite
    to hurry up
  92. Extenuating
    providing a good excuse
  93. Fraudulent
    dishonest
  94. Innuendo
    a suggestion
  95. Rebuke
    to criticize
  96. Redeem
    to make up for past errors
  97. Subordinate
    lower than
  98. Transgress
    to commit an offense
  99. Vehement
    strong
  100. Deride
    to mock
  101. Derogatory
    uncomplimentary
  102. Fabricate
    to invent
  103. Impending
    approaching
  104. Macabre
    gruesome
  105. Misconstrue
    to misunderstand
  106. Paramount
    supreme
  107. Quandary
    a state of confusion
  108. Turbulent
    violent
  109. Validate
    to prove
  110. Adroit
    expert
  111. Constituent
    someone represented
  112. Contention
    a claim
  113. Irreparable
    not able to be fixed
  114. Pinnacle
    the highest point
  115. Platitude
    an unoriginal comment
  116. Promiscuous
    unselective
  117. Repudiate
    to reject
  118. Spontaneous
    unplanned
  119. Stigma
    dishonor
  120. Abrasive
    harsh
  121. Admonish
    to criticize
  122. Antithesis
    the reverse
  123. Culmination
    a final high point
  124. Docile
    obedient
  125. Emulate
    to imitate
  126. Hierarchy
    a ranked system
  127. Incapacitate
    to disable
  128. Prognosis
    a forecast
  129. Tumult
    uproar

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