English vocab

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English vocab
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  1. doleful
    sad
  2. estimable
    admirable
  3. blithe
    carefree;lighthearted
  4. intrepid
    fearless;courageous
  5. frivolous
    not serious;silly
  6. perceive
    to become aware of; comprehend
  7. brandish
    to shake or swing threateninly; weapon
  8. concede
    admit as true; acknowledge
  9. restrain
    to hold back;restrict
  10. flourish
    exist at the peak of development or achievment; to thrive
  11. dountless
    fearless
  12. diligent
    constant in effort to accomplish something
  13. disdainful
    scornful
  14. discreet
    judicious in ones speech; secretly
  15. foremost
    first
  16. rancor
    bitter; hatred
  17. jeopardy
    hazard; exposure to loss
  18. lament
    feel sorrow or regret for
  19. composure
    selfcontrolled
  20. arrogance
    overbearing pride
  21. slander
    utter false or malicious statements
  22. precarication
    act of evading the truth; lying
  23. shroud
    burial cloth
  24. blanch
    turn white or pale
  25. reckoning
    settlement of accounts
  26. instigator
    somebody who urges on something
  27. dwell
    live as a resident
  28. divulge
    to make known; disclose
  29. peril
    risk of injury, loss, or destruction
  30. indissoluble
    unbreakable
  31. incensed
    angry
  32. pernicious
    destructive;deadly
  33. exploit
    bold deed
  34. redress
    remedy;set right
  35. avarice
    greed
  36. pertain
    to have relevance or to be connected to
  37. jovial
    full of good humor;playful
  38. appall
    fill with horror and shock
  39. amends
    something done or given to make up for injury,loss,;payment
  40. predominance
    state of being most important,common, or noticeable
  41. scruple
    moral or ethical principle that restrains action
  42. provoke
    to call forth; to stir to action or feeling
  43. surfeited
    overfed; overcome by excess drinking, eating, ect
  44. stealthy
    secret;sly
  45. direful
    terrible; dreadful
  46. prophetic
    having the quality of foretelling future events
  47. repentance
    feeling of sorrow for wrongdoing; remorse
  48. plenteous
    abundant; fruitful
  49. peerless
    unrivaled; without equal
  50. purge
    process of getting rid of impurities or undesirable
  51. antidote
    medicine used to counteract the the effects of a poison;any counteraction remedy
  52. siege
    blockade; the surrounding of a fortified place by an opposing army intending to invade it
  53. prowess
    superior ablility;skill
  54. usurper
    one who seizes the power, position, or rights of another by force

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