Vocab Unit 9 List B

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slovenly

untidy, dirty, careless

supposition

something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence

succinct

expressed briefly and clearly (clothing) lacking in fullness of cut

recapitulate

to review a series of facts, to sum up

nebulous

cloudlike, resembling a cloud, cloudy in color, not transparent, vague, confused, indistinct

resuscitate

to revive, bring back to consciousness or existence

torpid

inactive, sluggish, dull

novice

one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience (also used adjectivally)

penury

extreme poverty, barrenness, insufficiency

modicum

a small or moderate amount

pretentious

done for show, striving to make a big impression, claiming merit or position unjustifiably, making demands on one's skill or abilities, ambitious

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