English Vocab Set 2

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Chimerical

Absurd, unreal, wildly fanciful

Unkempt

Not properly cared for, neglected, untidy

Dolt

A dull, stupid person, blockhead, numbskull

Expatiate

Move about freely or at will, speak or write at length or in detail, enlarge upon

Fantastic

WIld and strange, very fanciful, very odd, irrational

Choleric

Easily made angry, irritable, wrathful

Unruly

Hard to control, unmanageable

Dormant

Sleeping, quiet as if asleep, inactive

Extirpate

Remove completely, destroy totally, eradicate

Fawning

Seeking favor or falttery, showing affection (especially a dog)

Churlish

Rude, surly, ungravious, grudging

Unseemly

Contrary to what is appropriate, improper

Jocose

Funny, humourous, being of the nature of a joke

Senility

old age, the weakness of old age

Repugnance

A strong dislike, distaste

Invulnerable

Not easily overcome, cannot be wounded or injured

Modicum

Small quantity

Condign

Deserved, worthy, fitting, appropriate

Laconic

Using few words, concise

Sententious

Full of meaning, saying much in few words

Impose

put a burden on, obtrude or force (oneself, for example) upon another/take advantage of something or someone (used with on or upon)

Component

One of the parts that make up a whole

Composite

Compound, made up of parts

Proponent

Supporter, favorer, advocate

Juxtaposition

side by side placement

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