Vocab 2.txt

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  1. A collection of greatness
    Pantheon
  2. Of chief concern or importance
    Paramount
  3. To stray from or evade the truth
    Prevaricate
  4. Deeply moved or delighted
    Rapt
  5. Inclined to keep on�es thoughts, feelings and personal affairs to oneself
    Reticent
  6. Lack of agreement
    Discord
  7. Filled with or expressing grief
    Doleful
  8. Towering or standing out above others (high rank)
    Eminent
  9. About to occur
    Imminent
  10. (Noun)A heated dispute (Verb) To strain
    Fray
  11. Appalling or atrocious condition
    Atrocity
  12. The body of voters of the residents of a district
    Constituency
  13. Knowing what to say and when to say it
    Diplomacy
  14. To make amends or reparation for
    Expiate
  15. Characterized by stealth
    Furtive
  16. To pass off as genuine, valuable or worthy
    Foist
  17. To enhance in appearance by adding decorative touches
    Garnish
  18. Ceremonial acknowledgement by a vassal of allegience to a feudal lord; a tribute
    Homage
  19. Beginning to exist or appear
    Incipient
  20. A group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (Doesn�t have to be military)
    Junta
  21. To inflict vengeance or punishment upon a person
    Wreak
  22. Immortal or unchaste
    Wanton
  23. The face or facial expression of a person
    Visage
  24. Easily excused or forgiven
    Venial
  25. Open to bribery
    Venal
  26. Dishonest or craft dealing
    Knavery
  27. Lacking of moral discipline
    Licentious
  28. Courage and fortitude
    Mettle
  29. Having no equal
    Nonpareil
  30. Lacking quickness of perception or intellect; dumb
    Obtuse
  31. A difficult or disagreeable responsibility or necessity
    Onus
  32. Excessively sparing or frugal
    Parsimonious
  33. To draw out or lengthen in time; prolong
    Protract
  34. Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant
    Resplendent
  35. Full of spirit and vitality; lively
    Sprightly
  36. A social blunder
    Fauxpas
  37. A clumsy social error
    Gaffe
  38. A long pompous speech
    Harangue 
  39. Lacking flavor or zest; not tasty 
    Insipid 
  40. A long list
    Litany 
  41. Relating to the land and it's ownership, cultivation, and tenure. 
    Agrarian
  42. An elaborate melodic flourish interpolated into an area or other vocal piece
    Cadenza
  43. Suave; urbane 
    Debonair 
  44. A resident
    Denizen
  45. Zestfully enthusiastic
    Ebullient
  46. Causing grief, pain, or anguish.
    Grievous
  47. Untrustfulness
    Mendacity
  48. Extremely steep
    Precipitous
  49. To show or demonstrate clearly
    Evince
  50. Everyday; common place
    Quotidian

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