Vocabulary set #2

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Vocabulary set #2
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  1. Baffle
    • (v.)
    • Bewilder; perplex; fill with confusion; puzzle; frustrate
  2. Baffling
    • (adj.)
    • frustrating; bewildering
  3. Cinema
    • (n.)
    • Movies; Motion-picture industry
  4. Cinematography
    • (n.)
    • Art of making motion pictures
  5. Despise
    • (v.)
    • look down on with contempt or disgust; Loathe; Regard as inferior
  6. Despicable
    • (adj.)
    • Worthy of contempt; Contemptible
  7. Ebullient
    • (adj.)
    • Overflowing with enthusiasm; Exuberant; Effervescent; High-Spirited; Vivacious
  8. Ebullience
    • (n.)
    • Exuberance
  9. Exaggerate
    • (v.)
    • Overstate; Go beyond the limits of the actual truth; Magnify
  10. Exaggeration
    • (n.)
    • Overstatement
  11. Exhort
    • (v.)
    • Arouse by words; Advise; Strongly; Urge
  12. Exhortation
    • (n.)
    • Urgent recommendation or advise
  13. Expertise
    • (n.)
    • Specialized skill or technical knowledge; Know-how; Expertness
  14. Finicky
    • (adj.)
    • Excessively concerned with trifles or details; Hard to please; Fussy; Particular; Fastidious; Persnickety
  15. Gall
    • (v.)
    • Make sore; Irritate mentally; Annoy; vex
  16. Gall
    • (n.)
    • Brazen boldness; Nerve
  17. Inane
    • (adj.)
    • Lacking significance or sense; pointless; silly; insipid; jejune; vapid
  18. Inanity
    • (n.)
    • Foolishness; Shallowness
  19. Indemnify
    • (v.)
    • Compensate for loss, damage, or injury; Reimburse; Repay
  20. Occident
    • (n.)
    • West; Countries of America and Europe
  21. Occidental
    • (adj.)
    • Western
  22. Peruse
    • (v.)
    • Read; Look at fairly; Attentively; Study
  23. Perusal
    • (n.)
    • Reading; Study
  24. Scuffle
    • (v.)
    • Struggle at close quarters in a rough or confused manner; Wrestle;  Grapple
  25. Scuffle
    • (n.)
    • Brawl; Fight
  26. Spurn
    • (v.)
    • Thrust aside with disdain or contempt; Reject
  27. Stipend
    • (n.)
    • Fixed pay for services; Salary; Regular allowance awarded a scholarship winner
  28. Surveillance
    • (n.)
    • Close watch over a person, group, or area; Supervision
  29. Tepid
    • (adj.)
    • Moderately warm; Lukewarm
  30. Tepidly
    • (adj.)
    • Unenthusiastically; Lukewarm
  31. Wager
    • (v.)
    • Risk (something) on the outcome of a contest or uncertain event; Gamble; Bet
  32. Wager
    • (n.)
    • bet
  33. Wane
    • (v.)
    • Decrease in power or size; Dwindle; Decline; Sink

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