Vocab #13

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Mrs.Wheeler's thirteenth vocab list
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  1. Verb: to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of)
    Apprise: (Verb)
  2. Fill in the blank!
    To be _____ of the death of an old friend was the worst moment of my life.
    Apprised
  3. Adj: severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbidding
    Austere: (Adj)
  4. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ teacher can make a simple class subject so stressful at times.
    Austere
  5. Adj: rigorously self-disciplined and severely moral; ascetic; abstinent
    Austere: (Adj.)
  6. Fill in the Blank!
    An _____ life can be a life of stress and expectations.
    Austere
  7. Adj: grave; sober; solemn; serious
    Austere: (Adj)
  8. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ manner.
    Austere
  9. Adj: without excess, luxury, or ease; simple; limited; severe
    Austere: (Adj.)
  10. Fill in the Blank!
    An ____ life.
    Austere
  11. Adj: severely simple; without ornament
    Austere: (Adj)
  12. Fill in the Blank!
    _____ writing.
    Austere
  13. Verb: to present as a gift; give; confer (usually followed by on or upon)

    Bestow: (Verb)
  14. Verb: to put to some use; apply
    Bestow: (Verb)
  15. Fill in the Blank!
    The trophy was _____ upon the winner.
    Bestowed
  16. Fill in the Blank!
    Time spent in study is time well ____.
    Bestowed
  17. Noun: comradeship; good-fellowship
    Camaraderie: (Noun)
  18. Adj: watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent
    Circumspect: (Adj.)
  19. Fill in the Blank!
    _____ behavior.
    Circumspect
  20. Adj: well-considered
    Circumspect: (Adj.)
  21. Fill in the Blank!
    _____ ambition.
    Circumspect
  22. Verb: to place in or bring into mutual or reciprocal relation; establish in orderly connection
    Correlate: (Verb, Adj., and Noun)
  23. Fill in the Blank!
    To ____ expenses and income
    Correlate
  24. Verb: to have a mutual or reciprocal relation; stand in correlation
    Correlate: (Verb, Adj, Noun)
  25. Adj: mutually or reciprocally related
    Correlate: (Verb, Adj, Noun)
  26. Fill in the Blank!
    The results of the two tests ___ to a high degree.
    Correlate
  27. Noun: either of two related things, especially when one implies the other
    Correlate: (Verb, Adj, Noun)
  28. Noun: a feeling or state of great joy or pride; exultant gladness; high spirits
    Correlate: (Noun)
  29. Noun: outrageous or heinous character; atrociousness
    Enormity: (Noun)
  30. Fill in the Blank!
    The ___ of war crimes.
    Enormity
  31. Noun: something outrageous or heinous, as an offense
    Enormity: (Noun)
  32. Fill in the Blank!
    The bombing of the defenseless population was an ___ beyond belief.
    Enormity
  33. Noun: greatness of size, scope, extent, or influence; immensity
    Enormity: (Noun)
  34. Fill in the Blank!
    The ___ of such an act of generosity is staggering.
    Enormity
  35. Adj: exhausting a subject, topic, etc.; comprehensive; thorough
    Exhaustive: (Adj)
  36. Fill in the Blank!
    He published an ___ study of Greek vases.
    Exhaustive
  37. Adj: tending to exhaust or drain, as resources or strength
    Exhaustive: (Adj)
  38. Fill in the Blank!
    A protracted, ____ siege of illness.
    Exhaustive
  39. Noun: the act of recriminating, or countercharging (accusing the accuser)
    Recrimination: (Noun)
  40. Fill in the Blank!
    Hope gave way to _____ with both sides claiming the moral high ground.
    Recrimination
  41. Noun: A countercharge (accusing the accuser)
    Recrimination: (Noun)
  42. Fill in the Blank!
    The poll suggests that the public is frustrated by the bickering and ______.
    Recriminations
  43. Verb: to confront boldly
    Accost: (Verb, Noun)
  44. Fill in the Blank!
    The beggar ____ me for money.
    Accosted
  45. Verb: to approach, especially with a greeting, question, or remark
    Accost: (Verb)
  46. Verb: (of prostitutes, procurers,etc.) to solicit for sexual purposes
    Accost: (Verb and Noun)
  47. Noun: a greeting
    Accost: (Verb and Noun)
  48. Noun: the act of estimating or judging the nature or value of something or someone
    Appraisal: (Noun)
  49. Noun: an estimate of value, as for sale, assessment, or taxation; valuation
    Appraisal: (Noun)
  50. Noun: an estimate or considered opinion of the nature, quality, importance, etc.
    Appraisal: (Noun)
  51. Fill in the Blank!
    The critics' ____ of pop art; an incorrect ___ of public opinion
    Appraisal
  52. Adj: taken, done, used, etc., surreptitiously or by stealth; secret
    Furtive: (Adj)
  53. Fill in the Blank!
    A ____ glance.
    Furtive
  54. Adj: sly; shifty
    Furtive: (Adj)
  55. Fill in the Blank!
    A ____ manner.
    Furtive
  56. Adj: working or acting merely for money or other reward; venal
    Mercenary: (Adj. and Noun)
  57. Adj: hired to serve in a foreign army, guerrilla organization, etc.
    Mercenary: (Adj and Noun)
  58. Noun: a professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army
    Mercenary: (Adj and Noun)
  59. Noun: any hireling (a person who works only for pay, especially in a menial or boring job, with little or no concern for the value of the work.)
    Mercenary: (Noun)
  60. Verb: to pass into or through every part of
    Permeate: (Verb)
  61. Fill in the Blank!
    Bright sunshine ____ the room.
    Permeated
  62. Verb: to penetrate through the pores, interstices, etc., of
    Permeate: (Verb)
  63. Verb: to be diffused through; pervade; saturate
    Permeate: (Verb)
  64. Fill in the Blank!
    Cynicism ___ his report.
    Permeated
  65. Verb: to become diffused; penetrate
    Permeate: (Verb)
  66. Adj: causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful
    Pernicious: (Adj)
  67. Fill in the Blank!
    ____ teachings; a ____ lie.
    Pernicious
  68. Adj: deadly; fatal
    Pernicious: (Adj)
  69. Fill in the Blank!
    A ____ disease.
    Pernicious
  70. Noun: the common people of a community, nation, etc., as distinguished from the higher classes
    Populace: (Noun)
  71. Noun: all the inhabitants of a place; population
    Populace: (Noun)
  72. Adj: pertaining or belonging to the proletariat (the class of wage earners, especially those who earn their living by manual labor or who are dependent for support on daily or casual employment; the working class.)
    Proletarian: (Adj and Noun)
  73. Adj: (in ancient Rome) belonging to the lowest or poorest class of the people
    Proletarian: (Adj and Noun)
  74. Noun: A member of the proletariat (the class of workers, especially industrial wage earners, who do not possess capital or property and must sell their labor to survive.)
    Proletarian: (Adj and Noun)
  75. Adj: given to seizing for plunder or the satisfaction of greed
    Rapacious: (Adj)
  76. Adj: inordinately greedy; predatory; extortionate
    Rapacious: (Adj)
  77. Fill in the Blank!
    A ____ disposition.
    Rapacious
  78. Adj: (of animals) subsisting by the capture of living prey; predacious
    Rapacious: (Adj)
  79. Adj: resisting authority or control; not obedient or compliant; refractory
    Recalcitrant: (Adj)
  80. Adj: hard to deal with, manage, or operate
    Recalcitrant: (Adj)

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