Kabir's Vocab List 26-50

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Picayune

Of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded

Trenchant

Clearly or sharply defined to the mind

Phlegmatic

Slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional

Churlish

Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude

Flotsam

The floating wreckage of a ship

Raiment

Clothing, garments, attire, especially nice attire

Decimation

The destruction of a great number or proportion of

Sustenance

A source of materials to nourish the body

Incorrigible

Incapable of being reformed or improved

Preeminence

Superiority to all others

Edifying

Instructing and improving spiritually

Chicanery

Trickery; deception; often to extract money from

Lassitude

Weariness of body or mind, lack of energy

Bucolic

Pertaining to the countryside; rural; rustic

Sundry

Various; miscellaneous

Misnomer

An incorrect or inappropriate name

Vector

A quantity that has magnitude and direction; A contributing factor

Gaudy

Flashy, showy; not in good taste

Desolate

Deserted, without inhabitants, barren

Baneful

Causing ruin; harmful; pernicious

Supercilious

Proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority

Sullenness

Gloominess; disagreeableness; sulkiness

Flora

All the plant life particular to a region

Flotilla

A group of ships

Languor

Lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression

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