vocab unit 3

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  1. to pronounce distinctly; to express well in world; to connect by a joint
    • articulate
    • verb
  2. to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
    • cavort
    • verb
  3. belief, mental acceptance
    • credence
    • noun
  4. to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
    • decry
    • verb
  5. to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
    • dissemble
    • verb
  6. very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
    • distraught
    • adjective
  7. a formal statement of commendation; high praise
    • eulogy
    • noun
  8. to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
    • evince
    • verb
  9. to remove from a grave; to bring to light
    • exhume
    • verb
  10. lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible
    • feckless
    • adjective
  11. dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
    • murky
    • adjective
  12. wicked, depraved, devoid or moral standards
    • nefarious
    • adjective
  13. stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent, appealingly provocative
    • piquant
    • adjective
  14. developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic
    • primordial
    • adjective
  15. nearness in place or time; kinship
    • propinquity
    • noun
  16. not usual or expected; not in character
    • unwonted
    • adjective
  17. founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world
    • utopian
    • adjective
  18. language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression
    • verbiage
    • noun
  19. green in tint or color; immature in experience of judgment
    • verdant
    • adjective
  20. having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity
    • viscous
    • adjective

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vocab unit 3
2013-10-08 14:09:38

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