vocab unit 10

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vocab unit 10
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  1. Accrue
    • to grow or accumlate
    • to happen as a natural result
  2. Annotation
    a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
  3. Bedlam
    • a state or scene of uproar and confusion
    • commotion
  4. Covert
    • hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret
    • sheltered, secluded
    • a sheltered place
  5. Debonair
    • pleasant, courteous, lighthearted
    • smooth and polished in manner and appearance
    • carefree
  6. Dun
    • to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt
    • a creditor
    • dark, dull, dingy`
  7. Efficacious
    • effective
    • producing results
  8. equanimity
    calmness, composure, refusal to panic
  9. Fortuitous
    • accidental
    • occurring by a happy chance
    • unintentional, unplanned
  10. Gist
    • the essential part
    • main plot or essence
    • substance, core, nucleus
  11. Gratuitous
    • freely given
    • not called for by circumstances, unwarranted
    • voluntary
  12. Imperious
    • overbearing, arrogant
    • seeking to dominate
    • pressing, compelling
  13. Invective
    • a strong denuncialion or condemnation
    • abusive language
    • abusive
  14. Motley
    • showing great variety
    • composed of different elements or many colors
    • a jester's costume
  15. Munificent
    • extremely generous
    • lavish
    • bounteous
  16. Procrastinate
    to delay, put off until later
  17. Provocative
    • tending to produce a strong feeling or response
    • arousing desire or appetite
    • irritating, annoying
  18. Recondite
    exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
  19. Reprobate
    • a depraved, vicious or unprincipaled person
    • scoundrel
    • wicked, corrupt
    • to diapprove of
  20. Sedentary
    • characterized by or calling for continued sitting
    • remaining in one place
    • seated
    • stationary

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