English Vocab Exam

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English Vocab Exam
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  1. (adj) moderate or sparing, characterized by abstinance
    abstemious
  2. (n) a state or scene of uproar and confusion
    bedlam
  3. (n) dismay or confusion
    consternation
  4. (adj) side by sid, touching, adjacent
    contiguous
  5. (adj) to confirm or make certain
    corroborate
  6. (adj) deserving blame
    culpable
  7. (adj) pleasant, courteous, smooth/polished
    debonair
  8. (adj) not on time, tending to delay
    dilatory
  9. (v) to deny responsibility for or connection with
    disavow
  10. (v) to scatter widely
    disseminate
  11. (v) to increase value or desirability of
    enhance
  12. (adj) standing out from mass
    egregious
  13. (n) calmness, composure, refusal to panic
    equanimity
  14. (v) to remove words from written text; to cleanse or purify
    expurgate
  15. (adj) highly colored or reddish; showy
    florid
  16. (adj) awkward, lacking in social graces, clumsy
    gauche
  17. (n) the essential part or essence
    gist
  18. (adj) mean, low
    ignoble
  19. (adj) unable to make up one's mind, hesitating
    irresolute
  20. (adj) extremely generous or lavish
    munificent
  21. (adj) marked by conspicious and pretentious display
    ostentatious
  22. (n) model of excellence or perfection
    paragon
  23. (adj) extremely harmful, deadly, fatal
    pernicious
  24. (adj) exceding ordinary knowledge or understanding
    recondite
  25. (adj) extra, excess, wordy, repetitive, lush
    redundant
  26. (adj) sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant
    scintillating
  27. (adj) untidy, dirty, careless
    slovenly
  28. (adj) inclined to nausea, easily shocked/upset
    squeamish
  29. (adj) open to, easily influenced
    susceptible
  30. (adj) inactive, sluggish, dull
    torpid

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