Vocab Words 2

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Vocab Words 2
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  1. Appall
    • to shock
    • to horrify
  2. Cognizant
    • aware
    • conscious of
  3. Commiserate
    • to sympathize
    • express compassion
  4. Expedient
    • self serving
    • convenient
  5. hinderance
    • a barrier
    • an obstacle
  6. Kindle
    • to inspire
    • to stir up
    • arouse
  7. Lavish
    • overly luxurious
    • extravagant
  8. Ludicrous
    • ridiculous
    • laughable
  9. negligent
    careless
  10. Scrutinize
    • to inspect
    • to examine
  11. Clamor
    • loud noise
    • a loud outcry
    • hubbub
  12. Duplicity
    • deceit
    • deliberate deceptiveness
    • *trickery
  13. Equivocal
    • vague
    • open to more tan one interpretation often intended to mislead
    • *noncommittal
  14. Irresolute
    • unable to decide
    • uncertain how to think or act
    • undecided
  15. Rescind
    • to cancel
    • to repeal
    • take back
  16. Stagnant
    • motionless
    • not moving
    • motionless
    • still
  17. Uniform
    • unvarying
    • all or always the same
  18. Untenable
    • unable to defend
    • insupportable
  19. Vilify
    • to speak evil of
    • to make abusive statements about
  20. Affable
    • friendly
    • easy to get along with
  21. Apocryphal
    fictitious
  22. Desultory
    • random
    • moving from one thing to another in an unplanned way
  23. Garbled
    • distorted
    • mixed up to such an extent as to be misleading or incomprehensible
  24. Irascible
    • bad-tempered
    • easily angered
    • irritable
  25. Loquacious
    talkative
  26. Obtuse
    • slow to understand
    • dull
  27. Opaque
    • difficult to understand
    • incomprehensible
  28. Paucity
    • lack
    • a scarcity
    • insufficiency
  29. Recapitulate
    to summarize
  30. Accolade
    • an expression of approval
    • praise
    • *commendation
  31. Assuage
    • to make less severe
    • to relieve
    • lessen
  32. Cacophony
    • unpleasant noise
    • harsh, discordant sounds
  33. Censure
    disapproval
  34. Diatribe
    • a verbal attack
    • a bitter, abusively critical speech or piece of writing
    • *a denunciation
  35. Edifice
    • a structure
    • a building
  36. Gravity
    • seriousness
    • severity
  37. Infraction
    • a violation
    • breaking of a law or rule
  38. Profane
    showing disrespect or contempt for sacred things
  39. Somber
    • very serious
    • solemn
    • sad and depressing
  40. Blasphemy
    • an insult to something holy
    • *contempt
  41. Enmity
    hatred
  42. Erroneous
    mistaken
  43. Garner
    to collect
  44. Heretic
    a rebel
  45. Incite
    • to urge on
    • to stir up
  46. Languish
    • to do poorly
    • to loose strength
    • fail in health be weak
  47. Peruse
    • to inspect
    • to examine
    • to read with great care
  48. Recluse
    hermit
  49. Renounce
    • to disown
    • to reject
    • give up

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