9.1 english vocab

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9.1 english vocab
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2011-01-03 19:41:16
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  1. abate
    • verb
    • to make less in amount, become less, diminish
  2. adulation
    • noun
    • praise or flattery that is excessive
  3. anathema
    • noun
    • object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denuciation
  4. astute
    • adj
    • crafty, showing practical wisdom
  5. avance
    • noun
    • greedy desire, particularly for wealth
  6. culpable
    • adj
    • deserving blam, worthy of condemnation; guilty
  7. dilatory
    • adj
    • tending to delay or procrastinate, not prompt; intended to delay or postpone
  8. egregrious
    • verb
    • conspicuous, standing out from the mass
  9. equivocate
    • verb
    • speak in a way that allows for more than 1 interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous
  10. evanescent
    • adj
    • vanishing, soon passing away; light & airy

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