Spelling List 14

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Perrenial

(adj) lasting for a long time, persistent (n) a plant that lives for many years

Pompous

puffed up with vanity

Exploit

use or manipulate to one's advantage

Preamble

a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)

Rustic

characteristic of the fields or country

Succumb

consent reluctantly

Impoverished

poor, in a state of poverty; depleted

Ambidextrous

equally skillful with each hand

Turbulent

characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

Waive

to do without, give up vluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer

Benefactor

a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

Pretext

a false reason, deceptive excuse

Superficial

lacking in depth, shallow

Potent

having a strong physiological or chemical effect

Obnoxious

highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

Culinary

of or relating to or used in cooking

Matriculate

enroll as a student

Cognitive

having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding

Fallacy

a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning

Ironclad

without flaws or loopholes

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