Chapter12Vocab

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  1. pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty
    aesthetic
  2. no longer in existence or functioning; dead
    defunct
  3. to frustrate or thwart, defeat; to confuse or embarass
    discomfit
  4. to take up and support; become attached to; to marry
    espouse
  5. an object believed to have magical powers; an object of unreasoning devotion or reverence
    fetish
  6. living together in a herd or group; seeking the company of others
    gregarious
  7. marked by a persistent absence of good luck
    hapless
  8. faultless; beyond criticism or blame
    impeccable
  9. to trouble with demands; to beg for insistently
    importune
  10. to insert between other parts or things; present as an addition or correction
    interpolate
  11. incapable of being repaired or rectified
    irreparable
  12. concise, using few words
    laconic
  13. to become weak or feeble; to be depressed
    languish
  14. given to lying or deception; untrue
    mendacious
  15. the lowest point
    nadir
  16. present in all places at once
    omnipresent
  17. done in a superficial or halfhearted manner; without interest or enthusiasm
    perfunctory
  18. expressive of sorrow or woe; melancholy
    plaintive
  19. to make suitable repayment, as for a kindness, service, or favor; to make retaliation, as for an injury or wrong
    requite
  20. equivalent; having the same meaning, value, or effect
    tantamount

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