Vocab Unit 2

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Vocab Unit 2
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Hon. English Vocab
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  1. Adroit
    Skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
  2. Amicable
    Peaceable, friendly
  3. Averse
    Having a deep-seated distate; opposed, unwilling
  4. Belligerent
    Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; one at war, one engaged in war
  5. Benevolent
    Kindly, charitable
  6. Cursory
    Hasty, not thorough
  7. Duplicity
    Treachery, deceitfulness
  8. Extol
    To praise extravagantly
  9. Feasible
    Possible, able to be done
  10. Grimace
    A wry face, facial distortion; to make a wry face
  11. Holocaust
    A large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
  12. Impervious
    Not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
  13. Impetus
    A moving force, impulse, stimulus
  14. Jeopardy
    Danger
  15. Meticulous
    Extremely careful; particular about details
  16. Nostalgia
    A longing for something past; homesickness
  17. Quintessence
    The purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
  18. Retrogress
    To move backward; to return to an earlier condition
  19. Scrutinize
    To examine closely
  20. Tepid
    Lukewarm; unenthusiastic; marked by an absence of interest

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