Vocab List 10

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  1. (adj) displaying calmness and joy; relating to a sense of celestial happiness
    syn: angelic, blissful
    BEATIFIC
  2. (v) to conquer, overcome
    syn: clear, hurdle, leap
    SURMOUNT
  3. (adj) excessively sweet or sentimental
    syn:maudlin, fulsome
    SACCHARINE
  4. (v) to clot; to cause tothicken
    syn: jell, congeal
    COAGULATE
  5. (n) self-control, self-restraint
    syn: moderation, discipline
    CONTINENCE
  6. (v) todeflect sound or light
    syn: bend, slant
    REFRACT
  7. (adj) having a smooth, rich flow
    syn: melodious
    MELLIFLUOUS
  8. (adj) incapable of being conquered
    syn: insurmountable
    INDOMITABLE
  9. (adj) pertaining to an act of kindness
    syn: charitable, generous
    BENIFICENT
  10. (v) to block or thwart
    syn: stump, baffle, foil
    STYMIE
  11. (v) to return or repay
    syn: reciprocate, compensate
    REQUITE
  12. (n) big, destructive fire
    syn: blaze, inferno
    CONFLAGRATION
  13. (n) a temporary or complete halt
    asyn: arrest, termination
    CESSATION
  14. (adj) cold and steady in mood, gloomy; slow to act
    SATURNINE
  15. (n) a large group of islands
    syn: cluster, scattering
    ARCHIPELAGO
  16. (adj) concise, brief, free of extra words
    syn: succinct, brusque
    TERSE
  17. (adj) varied; marked with different colors
    syn: diversified
    VARIEGATED
  18. (n) an established procedure for solving a problem or equation
    syn:calculation
    ALGORITHM
  19. (n) something that restricts or confines within prescribed bounds
    syn:limitation, check
    CONSTRAINT
  20. (n) payment for goods or services or to recompense for losses
    syn: recompense, pay
    REMUNERATION
  21. (v) to make known by open declaration, proclaim
    syn: announce, broadcast
    PROMULGATE
  22. (adj)giving a false appearance of simple frankness; misleading
    syn: insincere, tricky
    DISINGENUOUS
  23. (n) something of monstrous size or power
    syn: giant, mammoth
    BEHEMOTH
  24. (adj)hidden, secret; underground
    syn: buried, concealed, sunken
    SUBTERRANEAN

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