a-8 utchen vocab

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a-8 utchen vocab
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  1. anonymity (n)
    condition of being nameless or unknown.
  2. chastise (v)
    to criticize severely.
  3. chronic (adj)
    lasting a long time; constant.
  4. dearth (n)
    shortage.
  5. formidable (adj)
    hard to overcome; to be dreaded.
  6. implausible (adj)
    not having the appearance of truth or reason.
  7. limbo (n)
    a region or condition of oblivion or neglect (from the Latin on the border of Hell).
  8. mendacity (n)
    lying or prevaricating.
  9. Mephistophelean (adj)
    • usually capitalized; devilish or crafty (from the Devil in Goethe’s version of the Faust legend, in which the scholar Faust sells his soul to the
    • Devil).
  10. mercurial (adj)
    changeable or capricious.
  11. orthodox (adj)
    • adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith (especially in
    • religion).
  12. parsimonious (adj)
    too thrifty; stingy.
  13. recluse (n)
    a person who lives alone, away from others.
  14. talon (n)
    the claw of a bird of prey; any object suggestive of a claw.
  15. waive (v)
    to relinquish voluntarily; to dispense with; to postpone.

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