shumway vocab 10

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germane

relevant, appropriate, fitting for the subject at hand

rancor

a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

irascible

easily made angry

bane

a person or thing that causes ruin, harm, distress, or death

germinal

just growing, not developed, immature

perspicacity

keenness in observing and understanding

subterfuge

an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something

nebulous

vague, undefined

egregious

notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking

recapitulate

summarize briefly

elucidate

to make clear by explaining

jargon

specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject

recluse

one who lives in solitude and is withdrawn from society

irrevocable

unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke

belabor

explain in unnecessary detail

effusive

unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression

myriad

a large indefinite number

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