Vocabulary

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  1. 27
    APATHY:
    • noun:
    • Lack of feeling; lack of concern or interest


    apathetic: adjective
  2. 27
    ASSENT:
    • verb:
    • a. To agree to something

    • noun:
    • b. Agreement
  3. 27
    EMPATHY:
    • noun:
    • An identification with and understanding of other people's feelings and situations

    • empathetic (or empathic): adjective
    • empathize: verb
  4. 27
    PATHETIC:
    • adjective:
    • arousing compassion or pity
  5. 27
    PATHOLOGY:
    • noun:
    • a. The scientific study of disease
    • b. Science of disease
    • c. An abnormal usually negative state

    Pathologist: noun
  6. 27
    PRESENTIMENT:
    • noun:
    • A sense that something is about to occur
  7. 27
    SENSATIONAL
    • adjective:
    • a. causing strong feelings of curiosity or interest by giving exagerated or shocking details.
    • b. wonderful; outstanding.

    sensationalism: noun
  8. 27
    SENSIBILITY:
    • noun:
    • a. acute intelectual or emotional perseption or feeling.
    • b. awareness and responsiveness toward something; sensitivity
    • c. The ability to feel or perceive

    insensible: adjective.
  9. 27
    SENTENTIOUS:
    • adjective:
    • a. Energetic ad concise in expression; saying meaningful things precisely.
    • b. Prone to pompous moralizing or giving advice in a self-righteous way.

    sententiousness: noun
  10. 27
    SENTIENT
    • adjective
    • Capable of perceiving and feeling; conscious

    sentience: noun
  11. 28:
    ENSUE
    • verb:
    • a. to occur as a consequence or result of something else
    • b. to take place subsequentlt; to follow

    ensuing: adjective
  12. 28
    EPHEMERAL
    • adjective:
    • Lasting for a very brief time; fleeting; transitory
  13. 28
    HARBINGER
    • noun:
    • a. A person or thing that signals or foreshadows what is to come

    • verb:
    • b. To signal the approach of; to warn
  14. 28
    IMMINENT
    • adjective:
    • About to occur; impending

    imminence: noun
  15. 28
    INTERIM
    • noun:
    • a. A oeriod of time between two events

    • adjective:
    • b. Temporary; not final
  16. 28
    INTERMINABLE
    • adjective:
    • Being or seeming to be without end; endless; tiresomelylong
  17. 28
    PERENNIAL
    • adjective
    • a. enduring; recurring or long-lasting

    • noun:
    • A. A plant that grows again each year
  18. 28
    PRECIPITATE
    • verb:
    • a. To cause to happen, especially sunddenly or prematurely
    • b. To throw forcefully downward.
    • adjective:
    • c. Sudden; unexpected

    precipitation: noun
  19. 28
    PROVISIONAL
    • adjective:
    • Serving only for the time being; temporary
  20. 28
    RETROSPECTIVE
    • adjective:
    • a. Loocking back on, contemplating, or directed to the past
    • noun:
    • b. An exhibit or a performance of works produced by an artist over a considerable time period

    • retrospect: noun
    • retrospect: verb

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