Vocab words

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Vocab words
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  1. impetuous
    impulsive
  2. bereft
    bereaved
  3. rapport
    close relationship
  4. semantics
    study word meanings
  5. mitigate
    make less severe
  6. incite
    provoke
  7. batten
    secure
  8. sycophant
    person who tries to please someone to gain advantage
  9. deprecate
    belittle
  10. defer
    to put off
  11. presumption
    assumed to be true
  12. delude
    deceive
  13. corpulent
    obese
  14. apprised
    advised
  15. florid
    showy
  16. ostentatious
    pretending
  17. jaded
    exhausted
  18. despotism
    absolute power
  19. emaciate
    cause to grow thin/weak
  20. gaunt
    thin from disease
  21. vacuous
    mindless
  22. turpitude
    depravity
  23. incur
    become subject to something unpleasant
  24. malevolent
    wishing evil
  25. slovenly
    slob-like
  26. stolid
    w/o emotion
  27. iridescent
    changing colors in different angles
  28. pilfer
    take belongings of others
  29. knoll
    small natural hill
  30. terse
    brief
  31. lucid
    easily understood
  32. aberration
    diversion from the expected
  33. cadre
    nucleus
  34. deposition
    formal statement used as evidence outside court
  35. svelte
    gracefully slender
  36. tenuous
    slight
  37. pugnacious
    callous
  38. culpable
    blameable
  39. virile
    energetic
  40. alibi
    excuse; self-justification
  41. permutation
    change
  42. injunction
    formal command
  43. ardent
    passionate
  44. callow
    inexperienced
  45. furtively
    sneakily
  46. inclement
    merciless
  47. benefactor
    person who gives money to a cause
  48. boudoir
    lady's bedroom
  49. abscond
    run away w/
  50. evoke
    call to the mind
  51. invoke
    call upon; appeal to
  52. harried
    troubled
  53. ardent
    intense emotion
  54. loconically
    dryly
  55. ballast
    something that steadies the mind
  56. cretin
    idiot
  57. pragmatic
    practical
  58. impetus
    impulse
  59. indispose
    make unfit
  60. banal
    boring, obvious
  61. coalesce
    mix
  62. incorrigible
    not correctable
  63. hedonistic
    devoted to pleasure
  64. corpus
    collection of writings

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