Vocab (A-f) 2

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Vocab (A-f) 2
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  1. Aberration
    straying away from what is normal
  2. abeyance
    suspended action
  3. abjure
    promise or swear to give up
  4. abraded
    rubbed off worn away by friction
  5. abstruse
    difficult to comprehend obscure
  6. baleful
    harmful ominous causing evil
  7. balk
    obstacle

    purposely to get on the way of
  8. baneful
    causing harm or ruin pernicious destructive
  9. pernicious
    highly injurious or destructive : deadly

    wicket
  10. barrage (bar aj)
    artificial obstacle built across a river
  11. beatify (like beatitude)
    to make supremely happy or ascribe virtue to
  12. cabal (ka ball)
    to scheme or plot a group of plotters
  13. cadge (cadj)
    to bet to get by begging
  14. cajole
    use flattery or deceit to persuade
  15. caliper
    any of various measuring instruments having two usually adjustable arms, legs, or jaws used especially to measure diameter or thickness
  16. calumny/aspersion
    slander
  17. dawdler (dawdle er)
    person who is slow

    waste of time
  18. dearth
    shortage
  19. decorum
    propriety

    properness
  20. decry
    disapprove of
  21. deferential
    showing respect
  22. earthenware
    dishes made of baked clay
  23. ebullience (eh bull yence )
    exuberance

    outburst of feeling
  24. ebullient
    overflowing with enthusiasm

    showing excitement
  25. edacious
    of or relating to eating

    devouring

    voracious
  26. eddy
    circular or spiral movement

    whirlpool
  27. facile fassle
    easily accomplished or attained

    shallow simplistic
  28. fagged
    tired exhausted
  29. feckless
    lacking purpose or vitality

    ineffective

    careless
  30. fecund (feck end)
    fertile
  31. feint (faint)
    pretend

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