Honors List 15

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latent

(adj) present or potential but not evident or active

timbre

(n) the characteristic quality of sound

cacophony

(n) a meaningless mixture of sounds

precarious

(adj) dependent on circumstances that are beyond one's control; unstable

assimilate

(adj) to incorporate as one's own; absorb

sanctity

(n) the condition of being holy; a sacred thing

querulous

(adj) full of complaints

opulent

(adj) richly supplied or abundant

gaunt

(adj) extremely thin and boney as from great hunger or torture

tangible

(n) material or real and actual

docile

(adj) easy to manage, control, or discipline; submissive

elicit

(v) to give rise to or evoke; to bring to light

evanescent

(adj) passing out of sight; fading away; vanishing

florid

(adj) having a red or flushed complexion; ornate or flowery

impel

(v) to urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate

therm, thermo

"heat"

solv, solu

"loosen"

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