English revelation and barn burning vocab

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English revelation and barn burning vocab
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2013-10-02 03:17:00
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  1. florid
    • flushed with color
    • heavily embellished
  2. smirk
    • smile smugly
    • smug smile
  3. sear
    • to make withered and dry
    • to scorch with sudden heat
  4. buoyant
    • cheerful
    • able to float
  5. tremulous
    nervous, shaky
  6. repudiation
    • rejection
    • refusal to acknowledge
    • refusal of public authorities to acknowledge a contract
  7. blanch
    to whiten
  8. protrude
    to project, jut out
  9. glower
    • to stare angrily
    • angry stare
  10. abysmal
    • bottomless
    • immeasurably bad
  11. latent
    present but not yet visible
  12. inherent
    • belonging to the essential nature of something
    • inborn
  13. prodigality
    careless wastefulness
  14. irascible
    easily angered
  15. divulge
    to reveal
  16. contrive
    to devise cleverly
  17. implacable
    impossible to appease/satisfy
  18. emanate
    • to come out of
    • to discharge/release
  19. incorrigible
    incapable of being corrected (as a bad habit) or reformed
  20. suffuse
    to spread over/through
  21. tawdry
    gaudy and cheap
  22. lethargic
    sluggish, lazy
  23. sporadic
    occurring in scattered instances
  24. Lilliputian
    small, miniature
  25. inscrutable
    • hard to understand
    • mysterious
  26. exultant
    joyful, triumphant
  27. partisan
    prejudiced supporter of a party
  28. liable
    • obligated by law
    • likely to suffer
  29. convolution
    complication of form
  30. encompass
    to include

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