Vocabulary Cartoon II pt. 1

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  1. Tenacious
    Tough; stubborn
  2. Officious
    ready to serve
  3. Voracious
    an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit
  4. Spurious
    not genuine; false
  5. Onerous
    troublesome or oppressive
  6. Gregarious
    seeking and enjoying the company of others; sociable- Greg Hilarious
  7. Pious
    devout or virtuous
  8. Attrition
    a gradual reduction or weakening
  9. Edification
  10. Ablution
    a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a religious ritual
  11. Elocution
    the art of public speaking
  12. Writhe
    to cause to twist or bend
  13. Pedestrian
  14. Carrion
    dead and rotting flesh
  15. Pinion
    bind the wings so as not to fly; confine
  16. Kismet
  17. Ambivalence
  18. Cavalier
  19. Mete
    to distribute by or as if by measure
  20. Embroil
    to involve in argument or hostile action
  21. Terse
    brief and to the point
  22. Lithe
    bending easily and gracefully
  23. Mawkish
    excessively and objectionably sentimental
  24. Raffish
    cheaply vulgar in appearance or nature
  25. Travail
    Strenuous physical or mental labor
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Vocabulary Cartoon II pt. 1
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