Vocabulary

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LisaH
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Vocabulary
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2013-10-16 22:46:14
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English Vocabulary
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Words I have come across in my reading that are new to me.
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  1. to dress or adorn gaudily
    bedizen
  2. 1 capitalized :  a native or inhabitant of Damascus
    2 :  the characteristic markings of Damascus steel
    damascene
  3. 1 :  having a loud reverberating sound
    2 :  having an expressive and especially plaintive quality
    plangent
  4. 1 :  having the appearance of truth :  probable 2 :  depicting realism (as in art or literature)
    verisimilar
  5. :  a person of integrity and honor
    mensch
  6. : liking to talk and talking smoothly and easily
    loquacious
  7. of a problem, difficulty, etc. : impossible to solve or get control of : impossible to overcome
    insuperable
  8. 1 :  the state of being dressed in a casual or careless style
    2 :  a deliberately careless or casual manner
    dishabille
  9. :  full of danger or risk
    parlous
  10. :  the study or a theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity
    epistemology
  11. isolated mountain
    inselberg
  12. :  favorable to or promoting health or well-being
    salubrious
  13. :  a disease communicable from animals to humans under natural conditions
    zoonosis
  14. :  a new outbreak after a period of abatement or inactivity
    recrudescence

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