Level G Vocab: Unit 7

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Level G Vocab: Unit 7
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  1. allay
    (v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
  2. bestial
    (adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
  3. convivial
    (adj.) festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
  4. coterie
    (n.) a circle of aquaitances; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
  5. counterpart
    (n.) a person or thing closely resembling or corresponding to another; a complement
  6. demur
    (v.) to object or take exception to; (n.) an objection
  7. effrontery
    (n.) shameless boldness, impudence
  8. embellish
    (v.) to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
  9. ephemeral
    (adj.) lasting only a short time, short-lived
  10. felicitous
    (adj.) appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well-being or good fortune, happy
  11. furtive
    (adj.) done slyly or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen
  12. garish
    (adj.) glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way
  13. illusory
    (adj.) misleading, deceptive; lacking in or not based on reality
  14. indigent
    (adj.) needy, impoverished
  15. inordinate
    (adj.) far too great, exceeding reasonable limits, excessive
  16. jettison
    (v.) to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome
  17. misanthrope
    (n.) a person who hates or despises people
  18. pertinacious
    (adj.) very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
  19. picayune
    (adj.) of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
  20. raiment
    (n.) clothing, garments

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