Vocab 1,3,4,5,6

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Altruistic

generous

ambivalent

undecided

angular

sharp cornered

arrogant

insolently proud

averson

disliking

discern

differentiate

disdain

dislike

disparage

degrade

disparity

inequality

embellish

decorate

engender

to produce

innocuous

benign

subtle

elusive

insipid

boring and stupid

lament

bewail

laud

praise

ostentatious

showy

prodigal

wasteful person

repudiate

reject

reticence

reserve

revere

honor

serene

calm

superfluous

extra

taciturn

quiet

obscure

vague

abstruse

difficult to understand

affable

friendly

audacity

daring

contrite

remorseful

credulous

gillible

depravity

moral corruption

deprecate

belittle

didactic

instructive

dormant

inactive

enigmatic

mysterious

erudite

scholarly

exotic

unfamiliar

immutable

unchanging

incorrigible

incapable of being reformed

loathe

detest

mitigate

make less severe

nullify

negate

pacifistic

opposed to war

pretentious

self-important

prologue

introductory remarks

recant

withdraw

servile

submissive

trepidation

fear

vilify

defame

aesthetic

related to beauty

aloof

apart

archaic

out of use

assuage

ease

belie

contradict

contentious

quarrelsome

daunt

intimidate

debilitate

weaken

discord

strife

dissemination

scattering

dogmatic

opinionated

duplicity

double-dealing

egocentric

selfish

euphemism

softer way to say something

gluttonous

greedy for food

mundane

ordinary

ominous

threatening

petulance

irritability

pompous

bombastic

precocious

early in development

slothful

lazy

trivia

insignificant matter

verbose

wordy

virulent

poisonous

volatile

quickly changeable

acrimonious

hurtful

ameliorate

to make better

amenable

willing

amorphous

shapeless

buoyant

floating

cajole

coax

calamity

horrible event

debase

reduce in dignity

efface

to wear away

elucidate

to make clear

ephemeral

fleeting

ferocity

savagery

flourish

thrive

haughty

excessively proud

impervious

can't be penetrated

inane

silly

indolence

laziness

infallible

incapable of error

inscrutable

mysterious

languid

sluggish

malice

desire harm

oblique

indirect

opulence

wealth

penitent

repentant

perfunctory

acting routinely

antiquated

out of date

arable

fit for plowing

ascendancy

growing power

atrophy

waste away

clandestine

secret

conciliate

pacify

cursory

superficial

derision

mockery

enmity

absolute hatred

extricate

disentangle

forbearance

patience

frivolous

silly

garrulous

talkative

impetuous

hasty

industrious

busy

infamous

disreputable

insolence

sassiness

levity

excessive frivolity

oblivion

complete unawareness

paradoxical

surprisingly true

perjury

false testimony

rancor

bitterness

sycophant

brownnoser

vacillating

fluctuating

vivid

distinct

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