Sem 2 Vocab 1-100 BCP Smith

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Culpable

blameworthy

Acrimony

bitterness

Inculcate

to instill

Fiasco

a complete failure

Furtive

secretive

Loquacious

talkative

Compunction

guilt

Reiterated

said again, repeated

Regression

a going back

Concur

to agree

Distend

to stick out, to expand, to swell

Eccentric

a person that is perculiar or odd

Resolute

firm in believe

Rotund

round

Indefatigable

tireless, incapable of being worn out

futile

useless

commuted

to change to something less severe

inalienable

not subject to being taken away

refulgent

shining

subterfuge

trick

subversive

undermining or destructive

epigram

a short witty expression

succinct

brief or concise

succulent

juicy

imperative

of great importance

pungent

foul smelling

embellish

to enhance or exaggerate

apathy

a lack of interest or concern

contrite

sorry

incorrigible

not able to be saved, unredemable

Condoned

Overlooked; forgiven

Conduit

means of transmitting information

Conflagration

a raging fire

Eradicate

to wipe out

Endorse

give approval to

Confluence

a merging; a coming together

Inane

meaningless; pointless

Enhance

to make better

Reminiscent

reminding of the past

Incarcerate

to imprison

Hiatus

a break

Mendicant

a beggar

Deft

Highly skilled

Interminable

unending

Castigate

to scold

Avarice

greed

Anomaly

an irregularity, an abnormality

Reverie

a daydream

Lucid

mentally alert, rational

Ludicrous

absurd

Malign

to speak badly of

Writhe

to contort the body as in agony

Zenith

highest point, the peak

Destitute

poor

Apparition

a ghost or phantom

Cognizant

aware

Alleviate

to lesson

Dally

to waste time, loiter

Infirm

feeble or weak

Importune

to beg

Precluded

made impossible, prevented

Derogatory

belittling, dosparaging

Hamlet

small village

Trepidation

fear

Confound

to confuse

Recluse

a hermit

Redundant

already stated, repetitive

Sully

to tarnish

Ephemeral

short lived

Neophyte

a beginner

Petulant

Stubborn like a child

Coerce

to force or compel

Coalesce

to come together

Aberration

something not normal

Prone

having a tendency to do something

Bellicose

Hostile or warlike

Coagulate

to thicken or clot

Cloister

a secluded place

Juxtapose

to place close together

Germane

relevant

Lugubrious

sad or mornful

Mercurial

fickle, changing often

Mercenary

greedy, influenced by money

Conscript

someone who has been drafted or forced into service

Incontrovertible

not debatable

Fiscal

Pertaining to money

Erstwhile

former (used with negative things in the past)

Puerile

childish

Jettison

to throw overboard, to discard

Amorphous

shapeless

Amalgamate

to combine

Commiserate

to sympathize

Pensive

deeply in thought

cower

to shrink away in fear

Egregious

noticeably bad or flagrant

Sedentary

inactive

Truncated

shortened

Sinuous

bending in and out

Respite

a short break or rest

Capitulate

to surrender

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