unit 10 vocab

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  1. to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
    accrue 
  2. a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
    annotation 
  3. a state or scene of uproar and confusion
    bedlam 
  4. hidden, disguised, purposefully kept a secret; sheltered, secluded; (n.) a sheltered place, a hiding place
    covert 
  5. pleasant, curteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance
    debonair 
  6. to demand insistenly, especially in payment of a debt; (n.) a creditor; (adk.) dark, dull, drab, dingy
    dun
  7. effective, producing results
    effacious 
  8. accidental, occuring by a happy chance
    fortuitous 
  9. the essential part, the main point, or essence
    gist 
  10. freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted
    gratuitous 
  11. calmness, composure, refusal to panic
    equanimity 
  12. overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate, pressing, compelling
    imperious 
  13. a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language; (adj.) abusive, vituperative
    invective 
  14. showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; (n.) a jester's costume; a jester
    motley 
  15. extremely generous, lavish
    munificent 
  16. to delay, put off until later
    procrastinate 
  17. tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying
    provocative
  18. exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
    recondite 
  19. a depraved, vicious, or unprinicipled person, scoundrel; (adj.) wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; (v.) to disapprove of, condemn
    reprobate 
  20. characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place
    sedentary 

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