English Vocab 3 Dr. Torrey

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Devoid

not possessing, untouched by, void, or destitute

Perfunctory

performed merely as a routine duty, alcking interest, care, or enthusiasm

Ingraiate

to establish oneself in the favor of good graces of others especially deliberate effort (brown nosing)

Rancor

bitter, rankling, resentment or ill will, hatred, malice

Ignominious

discreditable, humiliating

Succulent

full of juice, juicy

Sedition

any action in speech or writing promothing discontent or rebelling

Macabre

of some grimmer or uglier aspect, representing death, grusesome and horrifying ghastly

Penultimate

next to last

Pecocious

prematurely developed, premature

Vorcaious

having a huge apetite

perfidious

faithless, disloyal

affable

being pleasant, at ease with others, friendliness

Crony

friend, long standing pal

Palpable

tangible

Deign

to condescend reluctantly

Querulous

habitually complaining, fretful, whining

Assiduous

careful, unremmitting attention

Precarious

depedent or cetain premises, lack of stability

Maudlin

drunk enough to be silly, overly emotional

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