vocab words week 12

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abrogate

canceled, repealed, or annulled

accost

approach one with a greeting

adjudicate

settle, decide, or adjudge

ameliorate

help, better, or improve

antithesis

opposite or contrast

aquiline

curved or hawk-like

benignant

kindly or gracious

bland

mild, smooth, suave

cant

insincerity, meaningless phrases, or hypocrisy

chauvinism

fanatical pride or contempt of another group

contemporary

those of the same age

convivial

sociable, jovial, or companionable

corpulent

fat or obese

decadent

declining, decaying, or deteriorating

derision

scornful laughter, mockery, or ridicule

disconcerted

confused, taken by surprise, or embarrassed

effervescent

lively, bubbling, or vivacious

embroil

entangle, involve, or implicate

ennui

boredom, the blues, or melancholy

evanescent

passing or ephemeral

frugality

thrift or economy

heterogeneous

varied or dissimilar

ignominious

shameful, dishonorable, or despicable

incongruous

unsuitable or ill-assorted

insipid

uninteresting, dull, or vapid

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