Vocab A 51-75

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Vocab A 51-75
2010-07-01 01:19:24


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  1. variegated
    distinctly marked with different colors; diverse
  2. edible
    able to be eaten
  3. subtle
    not immediately obvious; hard to understand
  4. renovate
    to make new
  5. obtrude
    to push forward; to impose (oneself or ideas) on others
  6. derive
    to obtain from a specified source
  7. menial
    lowly or servant-like
  8. irascible
    easily angered; quick tempered
  9. astringent
    severe; strong; harsh
  10. extol
    to praise highly and lavishly
  11. endeavor
    a serious attempt or effort
  12. podium
    a raised platform on which a speaker or conductor stands
  13. conducive
    tending to bring about
  14. innocuous
  15. extract
    to remove, esp. with effort
  16. evoke
    to call forth or call to mind
  17. byproduct
    a side effect; something produced in the making of something else
  18. egregious
    outstanding for undesirable qualities; remarkably bad
  19. prudent
    marked by careful planning; discreet
  20. blatant
    offensively obvious; unpleasantly noisy
  21. conceit
    fanciful idea, esp. an exaggerated poetic comparison; extravagant contruction
  22. palette
    a board which an artist can hold while painting and on which colors can be mixed; the randge of colors used in a particular painting or by a particular artist
  23. negotiate
    to succeed in going over, coping with, or accomplishing
  24. approbation
    official approval
  25. innate
    possessed at birth; inborn