APLAC Spring Part II

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strident

loud and harsh sounding

garnish

to decorate

prodigal

wasteful

eddy

a current of air or water moving contrary to the main current

vehement

forcefully expressing emotion or conviction

credulous

gullible

corpulent

very fat

convivial

fond of good company and of festivity

jaunty

stylish and lively in manner or appearance

tentative

not fully worked out, uncertain

poignant

piercing, incisive, keen

sporadic

occasionally occurring

punctilious

stressing precise following of instructions, details, codes of conduct

disconcerting

upsetting, frustrating

elicit

to bring out a response

luxuriant

abundant growth

somnambulist

a sleepwalker

juxtapose

to place close together or side by side

vestiges

remnants, traces, remains

nebulous

lacking clarity

insidious

dangerous or treacherous

ineffable

cannot be expressed in speech or words

reverie

daydreaming

turgid

swollen

debauchery

moral corruption

lethargic

sluggish, languid

menagerie

a collection of live wild animals on exhibition, a varied mixture

plumes

feather

bemuse

to confess or bewilder

zenith

the highest point overhead

pique

resentment

declivity

downward slope

vagrant

a wandered without a home

drone

speaking in a monotonous tone, a continuous low humming sound

bloat

to swell, turgid

refuge

shelter or place of protection

germinate

to sprout, begin to grow, evolve

relish

to take great pleasure

petulant

touchy, irritable

compress

to contract, reduce in size or volume

scuttle

to sink - usually a large ship

wispy

small in amount, fragile, or slight

imperturbable

marked by extreme calm, impassivity, assurance

animosity

harsh feelings, enmity

waver

to show indecision or to vacillate

lithe

flexible and graceful

fledgling

an immature or inexperienced person, a young bird that is ready to fly

supplication

begging, humbly asking for a favor

conjecture

an inference or conclusion drawn or deduced by surmise or guesswork

restive

unwilling to yield or adjust

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