1984 Vocab 2

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1984 Vocab 2
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  1. lucid
    easily understandable
  2. derision
    ridicule; mockery
  3. lassitude
    weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate,etc.; lack of energy; listlessness; languor.
  4. vindictive
    disposed or inclined to revenge; vengeful: a vindictiveperson.
  5. loathe
    to feel disgust or intense aversion for; abhor: I loathe peoplewho spread malicious gossip.
  6. vivid
    strikingly bright or intense, as color, light, etc.: a vivid green
  7. odious
    deserving or causing hatred
  8. din
    a loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuoussound; noisy clamor.
  9. refrain
    to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (oftenfollowed by from ): I refrained from telling him what Ithought.
  10. dissemble
    to give a false or misleading appearance to; concealthe truth or real nature of: to dissemble one's incompetencein business.
  11. voluptuous
    full of, characterized by, or ministering to indulgence inluxury, pleasure, and sensuous enjoyment: a voluptuous life.
  12. privation
    lack of the usual comforts or necessaries of life: His life ofprivation began to affect his health.
  13. inscrutable
    not easily understood; mysterious; unfathomable: aninscrutable smile.
  14. equivocal
    allowing the possibility of several different meanings, as aword or phrase, especially with intent to deceive or misguide;susceptible of double interpretation; deliberately ambiguous:an equivocal answer.
  15. wispy
    being a wisp or in wisps; wisplike: a wispy plant.
  16. abolish
    to end
  17. spontaneous
    coming or resulting from a natural impulse or tendency;without effort or premeditation; natural and unconstrained;unplanned: a spontaneous burst of applause.
  18. gambol
    to skip about, as in dancing or playing; frolic.
  19. ferocity
    a ferocious quality or state; savage fierceness.
  20. relish
    to enjoy something
  21. partisan
    an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause,especially a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.
  22. stagnant
    characterized by lack of development, advancement, orprogressive movement: a stagnant economy.
  23. mutability
    given to changing; constantly changing; fickle or inconstant:the mutable ways of fortune.
  24. myriad
    a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things.
  25. obscure
    (of meaning) not clear or plain; ambiguous, vague, oruncertain: an obscure sentence in the contract.

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