vocab 15

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  1. (adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down

    (n.) a substance used to smooth or polish
    abrasive
  2. (v.) to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
    acclimate
  3. (n.) irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration

    (v.) to cause such a feeling
    chagrin
  4. (adj.) self-satisfied; overly content
    complacent
  5. (v.) to express agreement, approve
    concur
  6. (n.) slander or libel
    defamation
  7. (v.) to make plain or clear, explain; to interpret
    explicate
  8. (n.) a noisy quarrel or brawl
    fracas
  9. (adj.) unatural, distorted; bizarre
    grotesque
  10. (n.) a wild uproar, din, or commotion
    pandemonium
  11. (adj.) disagreeably harsh-sounding; disorderly
    raucus
  12. (adj.) open and responsive to ideas or suggestions
    receptive
  13. (v.) to give-up or resign something
    renounce
  14. (v.) to hold back; to put down or check by force
    repress
  15. (adj.) not inclined to speak; reserved; reluctant
    reticent
  16. (adj.) tasty, appetizing; pungent or salty, not sweet; inoffensive, respectable
    savory
  17. (adj.) sleepy, drowsy; inducing sleep
    somnolent
  18. (adj.) intense, forceful, powerful
    vehement
  19. (adj.) characterized by a ready flow of words; glib, fluent
    voluble
  20. (adj.) eager, earnest, devoted
    zealous

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