Unit Five Spelling Words

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Unit Five Spelling Words
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FCC ENGL126 Unit Five Spelling Words; Ms. Campbell
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  1. assiduous (adj.) :
    • Hard working
    • Careful; Thorough; Diligent
  2. caustic (adj.) :
    • Sarcastic
    • Biting; Stinging
  3. chastise (verb) :
    • To criticise
    • To scold sharply
  4. elucidate (verb) :
    • To make clear
    • To explain; Clarify
  5. exalt (verb) :
    • To praise
    • To glorify; Honor
  6. fallacious (adj.) :
    • Incorrect
    • Based on error; Mistaken
  7. hypocrisy (noun) :
    • Falseness
    • A pretense of having beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does npe actually possess; Insincerity
  8. insurgent (noun) :
    • A rebel
    • A person who revolts against authority
  9. placid (adj.) :
    • Untroubled
    • Peaceful; Calm
  10. trite (adj.) :
    • Worn out
    • Overused and commonplace; Stale
  11. colloquial (adj.) :
    • Informal
    • Related to informal speech or writing; Conversational
  12. crass (adj.) :
    • Humorless
    • Coarse; Vulgar
  13. discerning (adj.) :
    • Observant
    • Penetrating; Clear and sharp; Pointed
  14. hyperbole (noun) :
    • Overstatement
    • Obvious exaggeration, usually for effect or emphasis
  15. incisive (adj.) :
    • Keen
    • Having keen insight; perceptive; Clear eyed
  16. judicious (adj.) :
    • Wise
    • Showing good judgement; Prudent; Wise and Careful
  17. prerogative (noun) :
    • A choice
    • A special right or privilege
  18. tacit (adj.) :
    • Unstated
    • Understood but not spoken; Implied
  19. tactless (adj.) :
    • Insensitive
    • Lacking skill or sensitivity in dealing with others
  20. whet (verb) :
    • To arouse
    • To excite or stimulate (the mind or appetite)
  21. ameliorate (verb) :
    • To improve
    • To make better
  22. assent (verb) :
    • To express agreement
    • To agree
  23. haphhazard (adj.) :
    • Unplanned
    • Careless; Lacking of plan; Llacking Order
  24. incontrovertible (adj.) :
    • Unquestionable
    • Undeniable
  25. intangible adj.) :
    • Untouchable
    • Not material; Not precievable by touch; Not concrete
  26. negate (verb) :
    • To make invalid
    • To make ineffective; Void; Invalidate
  27. potenet (adj.) :
    • Strong
    • Powerful
  28. rigorous (adj.) :
    • Difficult
    • Challenging
  29. spurious (adj.) :
    • Falseness
    • Fake; Counterfit
  30. therapeutic (adj.) :
    • Healing
    • Serving to cure or heal

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