vocab5

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angelinasunshine
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vocab5
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2012-09-21 03:30:51
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  1. acquiesce
    verb – to accept the conclusions or arrangements of others; to accede; to give consent bykeeping silent
  2. bombastic
    adjective – high-sounding; marked by use of language without much real meaning
  3. capitulate
    verb – to surrender; to cease resisting
  4. egregious
    adjective – extraordinarily bad
  5. fitful
    adjective – spasmodic; intermittent (jerky)
  6. gratuitous
    adjective – freely given; unnecessary; uncalled-for
  7. impartial
    adjective – fair; just; showing no favoritism
  8. lassitude
    noun – state or feeling of being tired and listless; weariness
  9. meticulous
    adjective – very careful about details; fussy.
  10. opportunist
    noun – one who takes advantage of any opportunity without regard for moral principles
  11. partisan
    noun – on who strongly supports a party or cause; characteristic of a guerilla fighter
  12. quixotic
    adjective – idealistic and utterly impractical
  13. raze
    verb – to tear down completely; to destroy

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