Level G Vocab: Unit 12

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Level G Vocab: Unit 12
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  1. aesthetic
    (adj.) pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty
  2. defunct
    (adj.) no longer in existence or functioning, dead
  3. discomfit
    (v.) to frustrate, thrawt, or defeat; to confuse, perplex, or embarrass
  4. espouse
    (v.) to take up and support; to become attatched to, adopt; to marry
  5. fetish
    (n.) an object believed to have magical powers; an object of unreasoning devotion or reverence
  6. gregarious
    (adj.) living together in a herd or group; sociable, seeking the company of others
  7. hapless
    (adj.) marked by a persistent absence of good luck
  8. impeccable
    (adj.) faultless, innocent, sinless, beyond criticism or blame
  9. importune
    (v.) to trouble with demands; to beg for insistently
  10. interpolate
    (v.) to insert between other parts or things; to present as an addition or correction
  11. irreparable
    (adj.) irreplaceable; incapable of being repaired or rectified
  12. laconic
    (adj.) concise, using few words
  13. languish
    (v.) to become weak, feeble, or dull; to droop; to be depressed or dispirited; to suffer neglect
  14. mendacious
    (adj.) given to lying or deception; untrue
  15. nadir
    (n.) the lowest point
  16. omnipresent
    (adj.) present in all places at all times
  17. perfunctory
    (adj.) done in a superficial or halfhearted manner; without interest or enthusiasm
  18. plaintive
    (adj.) sorrow, woe, melancholy, sad
  19. requite
    (v.) to make suitable repayment, as for a kindness, service, or favor; to make retaliation, as for an injury or wrong; to reciprocate
  20. tantamount
    (adj.) equivalent, having the same meaning, value, or effect

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