All Quiet Vocab

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  1. aberration
    the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course; the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual or normal type; deviation from truth or moral rectitude.
  2. acrid
    sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent; irritationg to the eyes, nose, etc.; extremely or sharply stinging or bitter; exceedingly caustic.
  3. apoplexy
    sudden impairment of neurological function, especially that resulting from a cerebral hemorrhage; a stroke; a fit of extreme anger; rage.
  4. armistice
    a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce
  5. aspirant
    a person who aspires, as one who seeks or desires a career, advancement, status, etc.
  6. automaton
    a mechanical figure or contrivance constructed to act as if by its own motive power; robot; a person or animal that acts in a monotonous, routine manner, without active intelligence.
  7. cleave
    to adhere closely; stick; cling; to remain faithful to something
  8. disconcert
    to throw into disorder or confusion
  9. divination
    the practice of attempting to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means; prophecy.
  10. emaciate
    to make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh
  11. expound
    to set forth or state in detail; to expound theories; to explain or interpret
  12. fastidious
    excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please; requiring or characterized by excessive care or delicacy.
  13. grievous
    causing grief or great sorrow; outrageous
  14. impinge
    to make an impression; have an effect or impact to encroach
  15. indigent
    lacking food, clothing, and other necessities of life because of poverty; needy; poor
  16. inducement
    the act of inducing; the state of being induced
  17. insensate
    not endowed with sensation; inanimate; without human feeling or sensitivity; cold; cruel; brutal
  18. irresolute
    not resolute; doubtful
  19. laconically
    using few words; expressing much in few words; concise
  20. oblique
    slanting;sloping; not straight or direct, as a course; not straightforward
  21. palatial
    of, pertaining to, or resembling a palace; magnificent
  22. precipitous
    resembling a precipice; extremely steep; extremely rapid, hasty, or abrupt
  23. renunciation
    an act or instance of relinquishing, abandoning, repudiating, or sacrificing something, as a right, title, person, or ambition.
  24. requisition
    the act of requiring or demanding; a demand made (for supplies)
  25. reverberation
    a reechoed sound; the fact of being reverberated or reflected.
  26. voracity
    the condition or quality of being voracious - eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous.

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