A Tale of Two Cities

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A Tale of Two Cities
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2011-08-15 12:35:11
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vocab from a tale of two cities, summer packet
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  1. ABSOLVE
    release from obligation or penalty; pardon
  2. ACCOST
    to go up up and speak to first
  3. ADJURATION
    solemn command
  4. ADMONISH
    warn gently
  5. ANTIPATHY
    strong aversion or dislike
  6. APPROBATION
    approval; commendation
  7. ASSIDUOUS
    done with diligence
  8. BREVITY
    conciseness
  9. CANT
    insincere talk; jargon
  10. CAPITULATED
    surrendered on agreed terms
  11. CAPRICIOUS
    impulsive; whimsical
  12. COGITATE
    think over
  13. COMPLACENT
    self-satisfied; smug
  14. COMPORT
    to behave or conduct oneself in a specific manner
  15. CONCEDED
    admitted to be true; yielded, granted
  16. CONVIVAL
    festive; gay; jolly
  17. DEPRECATE
    to feel or express disapproval
  18. DISCONCERTED
    confused; upset
  19. DISQUIET
    to make uneasy; disturb
  20. DISSONANCE
    discord; conflict
  21. DOGGED
    stubbornly determined
  22. DOLOROUS
    sorrowful; mournful; pathetic
  23. DROLL
    having a dry, unusual sense of humor
  24. EMULATE
    to try to equal or surpass
  25. EPOCH
    important period of time in history; age; era
  26. FERVENT
    hot; burning; glowing with heat
  27. GREGARIOUS
    fond of associating with others
  28. IMMOLATION
    a sacrifice
  29. IMPLACABLE
    incapable of being pleased or satisfied
  30. INCOMMODIOUS
    not spacious
  31. INEXORABLE
    can't/won't be moved by begging
  32. INUNDATE
    fill to overflowing
  33. LACONIC
    expressing much with few words
  34. LEVITY
    light humor
  35. MALIGN
    to speak evil of; defame
  36. MANIFEST
    understandable; clear
  37. MYRIAD
    countless; indefinite number
  38. PALPABLE
    tangible; easily perceptible
  39. PERNICIOUS
    very destructive
  40. PILFER
    steal in small quantities
  41. PORTEND
    to be an omen or warning of something
  42. PROVIDENT
    providing for the future; thrifty
  43. REPUDIATE
    refuse to recognize; cast off
  44. SAGACITY
    wisdom - sage
  45. SOLICITUDE
    uneasiness; anxiety
  46. SUPPLICATION
    a humble request; prayer; petition
  47. TACITURN
    silent; uncommunicative
  48. VEHEMENCE
    great force; violence; passion
  49. VIGILANCE
    state of being watchfully vigil
  50. VOCIFERATE
    cry out loudly; yell

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