English qtr 4 vocab 61-75

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English qtr 4 vocab 61-75
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2014-05-12 05:39:37
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  1. tete-a-tete
    • n
    • private conversation between two people
  2. impute
    • v
    • to accuse/blame
  3. petulance
    • n
    • peevishness, irritability, ill temper
  4. acrimony
    • n
    • harshness/sharpness of speech
  5. palliate
    • v
    • to make less serious; to ease
  6. engross
    • v
    • to take the full attention of; to completely occupy
  7. profligate
    • adj
    • sinfully pleasure-seeking; recklessly wasteful
    • n
    • a self-indulgent person who spends recklessly
  8. insufferable
    • adj
    • intolerable, unbearable
  9. dilatory
    • adj
    • intended to delay
    • tending to procrastinate
  10. alleviate
    • v
    • to relieve
  11. premeditation
    • n
    • planning beforehand to commit an act
  12. forbearance
    • n
    • tolerance when provoked
  13. divert
    • v
    • to amuse (esp. as relief from worry)
    • to distract
    • to turn aside
  14. arrears
    • n
    • tardiness in meeting obligations
  15. pleasantry
    • n
    • a joke; playful conversation
    • a polite social remark

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