Unit 2 LA Vocabulary

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Rabid

Uncontrollable; Fanatical

Benign

Good; Kindly

Condiment

A sauce, relish, or spice used to season food

Steel

To make hard or strong

Degenerate

A corrupt or vicous person

Crass

Crude; Unrefined

Prospects

Chances or possibilities, especially for financial success

Incesssantly

Without interruption; Continuously

Vexation

Irritation

Pauper

A poor person, especially one who depends on public charity

Adulation

Excessive praise or flattery

Disconsolatte

Extremely depressed or dejected

Aghast

Filled with shock or horror

Gamut

An entire range or series

Privation

The lack of a basic necessity or a comfort of life

Askeww

Crooked; to one side

Wry

Dryly humerous, often with a bit of irony

Spartan

Simple, Plain and Frugal

Expansive

Outgoing; Showing feelings openly and freely

Laviish

Extravagant; More than is needed

Archaic

Very old or unfashionable

Surrogate

Serving as a subsitute

Sustenance

Food or provisions that sustain life

Antthem

An uplifting song or hymn

Taut

Pulled or Drawn Tight

Sacrilegious

Disrespectful toward a sacred person, place or thing

lariity

Clearness

Infuse

To fill, as if by pouring

Leer

To give a sly, evil glance

Illiteracy

A lack of ability to read and write

Homely

Characteristic of home life; Simple; Everday

Cascade

To fall or flow like a waterfall

Crevasse

A deep crack or split in a glacier

Banal

Commonplace; Trite

Acclimatization

The act of getting accustomed to a new climate or enviroment

Demeanor

A new way of behaving; Manner

Aplomb

Poise; Self-Assurance

Arduous

Requiring much effort; Difficult

Inevitability

Something that is certain to happen

Transcend

To pass beyond the limits of

Paramount

Of highest importance

Insurmountable

Impossible to overcome

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