Unit 4 Definitions Level F

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Unit 4 Definitions Level F
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  1. courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
    affable
  2. to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
    aggrandize
  3. shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type of character; without organization, unity, or cohesion
    amorphous
  4. that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality
    aura
  5. illegal traffic, smuggled goods; illegal, prohibited
    contraband
  6. scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic
    erudite
  7. thin, light, delicate, insubstantial; a very think, light cloth
    gossamer
  8. to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
    infer
  9. incapable of being understood; impossible to see through physically
    inscrutable
  10. relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
    insular
  11. incapable of being changed or called back
    irrevocable
  12. a natural inclination or predilection toward
    propensity
  13. peevish, complaining, fretful
    querulous
  14. to argue or plead with someone against something, protest against, object to
    remonstrate
  15. to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
    repudiate
  16. able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly
    resilient
  17. to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
    reverberate
  18. coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
    scurrilous
  19. persistent, showing industry and determination
    sedulous
  20. thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character; ethically low, mean, or disreputable
    sleazy

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