Vocab List #3

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Vocab List #3
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The third list of vocab from Mrs.Wheeler's Class.
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  1. 1. Noun: a disparaging abusive word or phrase about a person or thing
    Epithet: noun
  2. 1. Adj: tending or intended to evade
    Evasive: adj
  3. 1. Verb: to call forth, up, or bring recollection to mind
    Evoke: verb
  4. 1. Adj: tryingly or incessantly severe in making demands
    Exacting: adj
  5. 2. Adj: requiring careful attention and precision
    Exacting: adj
  6. 1. Verb: to represent, indicate, or typify beforehand
    Foreshadow: verb
  7. 1. Verb: to derive as a conclusion from facts or premises
    Infer: verb
  8. 2. Verb: guess, surmise
    Infer: verb
  9. 3. Verb: to involve or point out as a normal outcome of thought
    Infer: verb
  10. 4. Verb: to draw conclusions that is not logically derivable from the assumed premises
    Infer: verb
  11. 1. Adj: worthy of praise
    Laudable: adj
  12. 1. Adj: overspread with light
    Lucid: adj
  13. 2. Adj: having full use of one's abilities
    Lucid: adj
  14. 3. Adj: clear to the understanding
    Lucid: adj
  15. 1. Verb: (used with object) to examine in detail with careful or critical attention
    Scrutinize: verb
  16. 2. Verb: (used without object) to conduct an examination or investigation
    Scrutinize: verb
  17. 1. Noun: a meeting or conference for the discussion of some subject, especially a meeting at which several speakers talk on or discuss a topic before an audience
    Symposium: noun
  18. 2. Noun: a collection of opinions expressed or articles contributed by several persons on a given subject or topic
    Symposium: noun
  19. 3. Noun: an account of a discussion meeting or of the conversation at it
    Symposium: noun
  20. 4. Noun: (in ancient Greek and Rome) a convivial meeting, usually following a dinner, for drinking and intellectual conversation
    Symposium: noun
  21. 5. (Initial capital letter; italics) a philosophical dialogue (4 century b.c.) by Plato, dealing with ideal love and the vision of absolute beauty
    Symposium: noun
  22. 1. Adj: having an abundance of wealth, property, or other material goods; prosperous; rich
    Affluent: adj and noun
  23. 2. Adj: abundant in anything
    Affluent: adj and noun
  24. 3. Adj: flowing freely
    Affluent: adj and noun
  25. 4. Noun: a stream that flows into another body of water
    Affluent: adj and noun
  26. 5. Noun: a person that is abundant in anything
    Affluent: adj and noun
  27. 1. Noun: shortness of time or duration
    Brevity: noun
  28. 2. Noun: the quality of expressing much in few words
    Brevity: noun
  29. 1. Noun: the suggesting of associated or additional meanings of a word or expression in addition to its literal meaning
    Connotation: noun
  30. 2. Noun: something suggested or implied by a word or thing rather than being explicitly named or described
    Connotation: noun
  31. 3. Noun: Logic. the set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term and thus determining the range of objects to which that term maybe applied; comprehension; increased in degree

     
    Connotation: noun
  32. 1. Verb: to make beautiful with ornamentation
    Embellish: verb
  33. 2. Verb: to heighten the attractiveness of by adding decorative or fanciful details
    Embellish: verb
  34. 1. Verb: to drink (esp. alcoholic drinks)
    Imbibe: verb
  35. 2. Verb: Literary. to take in or to compare (ideas, facts, etc.)
    Imbibe: verb
  36. 3. Verb: to take in as if by drinking
    Imbibe: verb
  37. 4. Verb: to absorb or cause to absorb liquid or moisture
    Imbibe: verb
  38. 1. Noun: a longing desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one's life
    Nostalgia: noun
  39. 1. Adj: experiencing or exhibiting nostalgia, a sentimental or longing yearning for the happiness felt in a former place, time, or situation
    Nostalgic: adj
  40. 1. Noun: a person who is new to the circumstances, work, etc., in which he or she is placed; beginner
    Novice: noun
  41. 2. Noun: a person who has been received into a religious order or congregation for a period of probation before taking vows
    Novice: noun
  42. 3. Noun: a person newly become a church member
    Novice: noun
  43. 4. Noun: a recent convert to Christianity
    Novice: noun
  44. 1. Noun: (sometimes initial capital letter) a person who is lacking in or hostile or contentedly confident of one's ability indifferent to cultural values, intellectual pursuits, aesthetic refinement, etc., or is contentedly commonplace in ideas and tastes
    Philistine: adj and noun
  45. 2. Noun: (initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of ancient Philista
    Philistine: adj and noun
  46. 3. Adj: (sometimes initial capital letter) lacking in or hostile to culture
    Philistine: adj and noun
  47. 4. Adj: contentedly confident in one's ability commonpalcel or conventionaly
    Philistine: adj and noun
  48. 5. Adj: (initial capital letter) of or belonging to the ancient Philistines
    Philistine: adj and noun
  49. 1. Verb: (used with object) to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively
    Reiterate: verb
  50. 1. Noun: a periodic payment, especially a scholarship or fellowship allowance granted to a student
    Stipend: noun
  51. 2. Noun: fixed or regular pay; salary
    Stipend: noun

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