Unit 2 Definitions Level F

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Unit 2 Definitions Level F
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  1. to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
    ameliorate
  2. poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
    aplomb
  3. pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
    bombastic
  4. without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
    callow
  5. saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense; to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or frittter away foolishly
    drivel
  6. a summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
    epitome
  7. to urge strongly, advise earnestly
    exhort
  8. by virtue of holding a certain office
    ex officio
  9. to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
    infringe
  10. to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense)
    ingratiate
  11. one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder
    interloper
  12. belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part
    intrinsic
  13. to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
    inveigh
  14. weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
    lassitude
  15. a period of one thousand years; a period of great joy
    millennium
  16. mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means; to hide, conceal, eclipse; matters involving the supernatural
    occult
  17. to spread through, penetrate, soak through
    permeate
  18. to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distrinct form to; characterized by excessive haste; noisture; the product of an action or process
    precipitate
  19. strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
    stringent
  20. to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess; likely idea that lacks definite proof
    surmise

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