Vocabulary #2

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requisite

needed, necessary, regarded as essential or indispensable

scrupulous

exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled

trepidation

a feeling of alarm or dread

verbose

using or containing too many words

acquiesce

to agree or express agreement

agitate

cause to be agitated, excited, or roused

beguile

to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charm

capitulate

to end resistance, give up, surrender, throw in the towel

circumspect

careful, cautious

dearth

a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine

defunct

no longer in force or use

ebullience

overflowing with enthusiasm

esoteric

intended for or understood by only a small group

degrade

reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

facile

easy

garner

acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

hackneyed

overused, cliched

incumbent

imposed as a duty; obligatory

malaise

vague feeling of bodily discomfort

naive

lacking sophistication or experience

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