English Vocab 9-13-13

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English Vocab 9-13-13
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2013-09-13 15:58:02
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English Vocab 10H 10
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Lexicon, Avid, Herculean, Cynical, Galvanize.
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  1. Lexicon (n)
    Wordbook or dictionary; the vocabulary of a particular language, field, social class, person, etc.
  2. Avid (adj.)
    Showing great enthusiasm for or interest in.

    Syn- Ardent (Passionate)
  3. Herculean (adj.)
    Having enormous strength, courage, or size; requiring the great strength of Hercules, very hard to perform. 

    Syn- Arduous (very difficult)
  4. Cynical (adj.)
    Doubting the goodness and sincerity of human motives. 

    Syn- Pessimistic
  5. Galvanize (v)
    To stimulate/startle into sudden activity.

    Syn- Rouse

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