English Vocab Final

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English Vocab Final
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  1. to claim or pacify
    allay
  2. beastlike
    bestial
  3. festive, sociable
    convivial
  4. clique
    coterie
  5. compliment or match
    counterpart
  6. to object, protest
    demur
  7. shameless boldness
    effrontery
  8. to decorate
    embellish
  9. lasting only a short time
    ephemeral
  10. appropriate, well chosen, fortunate
    felicitous
  11. done slyly or secretively
    furtive
  12. tastelessly showy, flashy
    garish
  13. misleading, deceptive
    illusory
  14. needy, impoverished
    indigent
  15. excessive, far too great
    inordinate
  16. to cast overboard, dump
    jettison
  17. a person who hates or despises people
    misanthrope
  18. very persistant
    pertinacious
  19. of little value or importance
    picayune
  20. clothing, garments
    raiment
  21. to assert without proof
    allege
  22. thoroughgoing, shameless
    arrant
  23. light & playful conversation
    badinage
  24. to overcome the distrust of, win over, appease
    conciliate
  25. to cancel or reverse a command
    countermand
  26. one of a series of grades, level, rank
    echelon
  27. to make more violent
    exacerbate
  28. stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way
    fatuous
  29. impossible to disprove
    irrefutable
  30. a massive & inescapable force that crushes all in its path
    juggernaut
  31. lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted
    lackadaisical
  32. repetitive chant, prayer
    litany
  33. gruesome, horrible
    macabre
  34. an inadequate quantity, scarcity
    paucity
  35. to indicate beforehand, foreshadow
    portend
  36. to tear down, destroy
    raze
  37. to withdraw a satement, renounce
    recant
  38. to soak thoroughly
    saturate
  39. of a gloomy or surly dispositon, cold mood
    saturnine
  40. to cast off, dicard
    slough
  41. a shout of welcome
    acclamation
  42. characteristic of the countryside, rural
    bucolic
  43. to slander
    calumniate
  44. cautious, hesitant
    chary
  45. secret agreement
    collusion
  46. a dabbler in the arts, superficial, amateur
    dilettante
  47. not easily excited
    imperturbable
  48. an enlargement, addition
    increment
  49. an authoritive command, formal order
    mandate
  50. insignificant, inferior, measly
    paltry
  51. spasm, convulsion
    paroxysm
  52. a pretentious display of knowledge, nit-picking
    pedantry
  53. excursion
    peregrination
  54. fragrant, aromatic
    redolent
  55. radiant
    refulgent
  56. catchprase, slogan
    shibboleth
  57. a beginner, novice
    tyro
  58. constant
    unremitting
  59. to swing indecisively from one to another
    vacillate
  60. harshly abusive
    vituperative

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