Vocab unit 4

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Vocab unit 4
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  1. Annul
    (v.) to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative
  2. Blasé
    (adj.) indifferant, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
  3. Bolster
    • (v.) to support, give a boost to
    • (n.) a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post
  4. Deplore
    (v.) to feel or exprese regret or disapprovel
  5. Frivolous
    (adj.) of little importance, not worthy of serious attention, not ment seriously
  6. Muster
    (v.) to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon; to amount to
  7. Nonentity
    (n.) a person, place or thing of no importance
  8. Obsess
    (v.) to trouble, haunt or fill the mind
  9. Ornate
    (adj.) elaboratel decorated; showily splendid
  10. Oust
    (v.) to remove, drive out of position or place
  11. Peruse
    (v.) to read thoroughly and carefully
  12. Porous
    (adj.) full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
  13. Promontory
    (n.) a high point of land extending in to water
  14. Prone
    (adj.) lying face down; inclined, likely
  15. Qualm
    (n.0a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, doubt, a feeling of faintness or nausea
  16. Recourse
    (n.) a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
  17. Residue
    (n.) a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
  18. Solictous
    (adj.) showing concern or care, fearful or anxious about someone or something
  19. Staid
    (adj.) serious and dignified;quite or subdued in character or in conduct
  20. Sustian
    (v.) to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo, to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of

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