vocab 11

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vocab 11
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  1. shortness
    • brevity
    • noun
  2. to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
    • comport
    • verb
  3. expressing much in few words
    • concise
    • adj
  4. sober or serious in manner, modest
    • demure
    • adj
  5. a lessening in value; a belittling
    • depreciation
    • noun
  6. to lower in value or quality; to wear away
    • deteriorate
    • verb
  7. to tell, reveal; to make public
    • divulge
    • verb
  8. free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound understanding
    • enlightened
    • adj
  9. to distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
    • garble
    • verb
  10. one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause of belief
    • proponent
    • noun
  11. to shake, tremble; to trill
    • quaver
    • verb
  12. to spring back, shrink
    • recoil
    • verb
  13. to make up for, regain
    • recoup
    • verb
  14. an unpleasant smell
    • reek
    • noun
  15. unyielding, harsh, without pity
    • relentless
    • adj
  16. a small stream
    • rivulet
    • noun
  17. to spend foolishly, waste
    • squander
    • verb
  18. detached or disconnected in sound or style
    • staccato
    • adj
  19. a law
    • statute
    • noun
  20. to prevent by acting first
    • forestall
    • verb

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