English 3

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  1. Vilify
    to malign, to defame, to utter abusive statements against
  2. Trepidation
    fear, trembling, agitation
  3. Servile
    Overly submissive
  4. Recant
    to withdraw or to repudiate a statement or belief, revoke
  5. Prologue
    introductory remarks in a speech, play or literacy work, introductory action
  6. Pretentious
    making an extravagant outward show, self-important
  7. Pacifistic
    opposed to war or use of force
  8. Nullify
    to cause not to be in effect, to negate
  9. Mitigate
    to cause to become less harsh or hostile; to make less severe
  10. Loathe
    to detest
  11. Incorrigible
    incapable of being reformed or improved
  12. Immutable
  13. Fuse
    to mix or to join (usually by melting)
  14. Exotic
    foreign, unfamiliar
  15. Erudite
    scholarly, intellectual
  16. Enigmatic
    mysterious, puzzling, obscure (SAT WORD)
  17. Dormant
    Sleeping, or inactive
  18. Didactic
    instructive, designed to teach (SAT WORD)
  19. Deprecate
    to disapprove regretfully, to express mild disapproval
  20. Depravity
    moral corruption; wicked, or perverse act
  21. Credulous
    believing on slight evidence, gullible (like the freshmen believing "the pool on the fourth-floor)
  22. Concrite
    EXTREMELY apologetic (sometimes marlon)
  23. Audacity
    • Excessive boldness, rashness, daringĀ 
    • (like when Luis made that perveted comment in class)
  24. Affable
    friendly, courteous, amiable (outgoing)
  25. Abtruse
    Difficult to understand like algebra
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English 3
2013-03-09 00:57:59

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