English 12 Lesson 13

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20 terms · ASVAB Vocabulary Lesson 13 Terms Elkhorn Public Schools English 12

alleviate

V. To make easier: relieve as in pain or suffering

amorphous

Adj. Without definite form: shapeless

astute

Adj. Having or showing a clever or shrewd mind; cunning

bolster

V. To support, strengthen, or reinforce

convergence

N. The act, fact, or condition of coming together

Dirge

N. A sad song or poem expressing grief

Ephemeral

Adj. Short-lived; transitory; fleeting

Garrulous

Adj. Talkative

Incorrigible

Adj. Hopeless; incurable

Jocular

Adj. Joking

Loquacious

Adj. Very talkative, fond of talking

Mitigate

V. To make or become milder; moderate

Parochial

Adj. Restricted to a small area or scope; narrow; limited; provincial

Pliant

Adj. Bends without breaking; adaptable, compliant

Querulous

Adj. Fretful, complaining

Reprehensible

Adj. Deserving of condemnation; blameworthy

Sanguine

Adj. Cheerfully optimistic; red-cheeked

Sprightly

Adj. Full of energy and spirit; lively

Transitory

Adj. Of a passing nature; temporary;fleeting

Wane

V. To grow smaller

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