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Vocabulary Semester 1
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  1. brief; transitory
    ephemeral
  2. obliterate, destroy
    decimate
  3. timid, frightened
    timorous
  4. principle, belief
    tenet
  5. model
    paradigm
  6. cheerful readiness; zeal; eagerness
    alacrity
  7. insincere; exaggerated earnestness
    unctuous
  8. thin covering
    veneer
  9. learned, educated
    erudite
  10. to restrain; shackle
    fetter
  11. tearful; inclined to weep
    lachrymose
  12. lacking authenticity; doubtful
    spurious
  13. hatred; strong dislike or aversion
    odium
  14. ignorant
    nescient
  15. disciplinarian
    martinet
  16. boredom
    ennui
  17. not rigid; slack; too relaxed
    lax
  18. frugal
    parsimonious
  19. caustic, hostile; bitterly scathing
    vitriolic
  20. defiant; stubborn
    recalcitrant
  21. appease; to soothe
    placate
  22. keen perception
    perspicacity
  23. suspension
    abeyance
  24. unharmonious; having a disagreeable or clashing sound
    discordant
  25. hated; worthy of scorn
    detestable
  26. a complete failure
    fiasco
  27. outlined by darkness
    silhouetted
  28. characterized by stealth; sly
    furtive
  29. to make payment for; compensate for
    remunerate
  30. done in a stealthy manner; ...by clandestine
    surreptitious
  31. easy to speak to; approachable; amiable
    affable
  32. a feeling weariness, diminished energy, or listlessness
    lassitude
  33. marked by shame
    ignominious
  34. indistinctness; darkness (noun)
    hidden by darkness; not clearly seen (adjective)
    • obscurity (noun)
    • obscure (adj)
  35. difficult to understand; mysterious
    inscrutable
  36. to scold severly
    castigate
  37. extremely angry
    irate
  38. reveal secret information
    divulge
  39. to clarify; explain; elaborate
    elucidate
  40. intentionally
    deliberately
  41. an excuse
    pretext
  42. inclined to keep feelings to oneself; private person
    reticent
  43. fierce; warlike; disposed to violence
    truculent
  44. suppress; to put an end to; to calm
    quell
  45. a catastrophe; a violent upheaval (causes great destruction)
    cataclysm
  46. spotless, impeccably clean
    immaculate
  47. about to occur; impending
    imminent
  48. contempt or ridicule
    derision
  49. to keep down and to burden by force
    oppress
  50. a feeling of embarrasment
    chagrin
  51. heavenly
    ethereal
  52. stern and severe
    austere
  53. having to do with acting, theatrical
    histrionic
  54. management of resources; farming
    husbandry
  55. loss of dignity; humiliation
    indignity
  56. turbulent situation; whirlpool
    maelstrom
  57. lacking future thoughts on plan; lacking long range perspective; nearsightedness
    myopia
  58. to express grief, to mourn
    lament
  59. emotionally hardened; unfeeling but not indifferent
    callous
  60. useful
    utilitarian
  61. impulsive, whimsical unpredictable
    capricious
  62. generosity in a condescending manner
    largess
  63. deeply moved or delighted, enraptured
    rapt
  64. unchecked
    rampant

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