Vocab 1

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Vocab 1
2010-01-27 16:13:13

Vocab for Quiz 1
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  1. Loquacious
    full of excessive talk
  2. Pious
    showing reverence for deity and devotion to divine worship
  3. Pompous
    excessively elevated or ornate
  4. Cacophony
    harsh or discordant sound
  5. Consumption
    a progressive wasting away of the body especially from tuberculosis
  6. Atrocious
    extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel; revolting; appalling
  7. Consecrated
    to induct (a person) into a permanent office with a religious rite
  8. Cavorting
    to leap or dance about in a lively manner
  9. Affliction
    the state of being in great suffering
  10. Ravenous
    very eager or greedy for food, satisfaction, or gratification
  11. Galore
    abundant; plentiful
  12. Diversion
    the act or an instance of diverting from a course or activity
  13. Abomination
    something worthy of or causing disgust or hatred
  14. Diphtheria
    a contagious disease typically marked by the formation of a false membrane especially in the throat and caused by a bacterium that produces a toxin causing inflammation of the heart and nervous system
  15. Typhoid
    communicable disease marked especially by fever, diarrhea, prostation, headache, and intestinal inflammation and caused by a bactarium; caused by fecal-oral transmission