BrainChild Packet 1 Vocabulary

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abode

the place where one lives; home

accost

to approach and speak to (someone) in a challenging or aggressive way

affiliate

to bring or receive into close connection as a member or a branch

allegiance

devotion or loyalty to a person, group, or cause; the loyalty owed by a subject or person to a sovereign or government

apparition

an unusual or unexpected sight; a ghostly figure

atrophy

a wasting away or progressive decline; degeneration

cavalier

a gentleman trained in arms and horsemanship

celestial

of, relating to, or suggesting heaven or divinity; of or relating to the sky or visible heavens

commendation

an act entrusting for care, or recommending as worthy of confidence or notice

condone

to pardon or overlook voluntarily; especially to treat as if trivial, harmless, or of no importance

criterion

a standard on which a judgment or decision may be based

earnest

grave, important; characterized by or proceeding from an intense and serious state of mind

ecstatic

one that is subject to a state of being beyond reason and self control or a state of overwhelming emotion; especially rapturous delight

entourage

one's attendants or associates; surroundings

exorbitant

exceeding in intensity, quality, amount, or size; not coming within the scope of the law

extravaganza

a lavish or spectacular show or event

finality

the character or condition of being final, settled, irrevocable, or complete; something final; especially a fundamental fact, action or belief

fluctuate

to shift back and forth uncertainly; to ebb and flow in waves

impede

to interfere with or slow the progress of; hinder

incapacitate

to make legally incapable or ineligible; to deprive of capacity or natural power; disable

incompetent

inadequate to or unsuitable for a particular purpose; not legally qualified

ineligible

not qualified for an office or position

insight

the power or act of seeing into a situation: penetration; the act or result of apprehending the inner nature of things or of seeing intuitively

intelligible

capable of being understood or comprehended

leisure

freedom provided by stop activities, especially time free from work or duties

melodramatic

of, relating to, or characteristics of melodrama
a work (as a movie or play) characterized by extravagant theatricality and by the predominance of plot and physical action over characterization

myriad

a great number
innumerable

neglect

to give little attention or respect to: disregard, ignore; to leave undone or unattended to especially through carelessness

paraphernalia

personal belongings, equipment, furnishings

pendant

an ornament (as on a necklace or on roofs and ceilings) allowed to hang free

precocious

exceptionally early in development or occurrence; exhibiting mature qualities at an unusually early age

prestigious

having a commanding position in people's minds; having honor

robust

having or showing vigor, strength, firmness, or vigorous

sedentary

not migratory: settled; doing or requiring much sitting

serenade

a complimentary vocal or instrumental performance; especially one given outdoors at night for a woman being courted
to play or perform a serenade

shanty

a small crudely built dwelling or shelter usually of wood

tract

extent or lapse of time; an area of land; a system of body parts or organs

trite

hackneyed or boring from much use: not fresh or original

tycoon

a top leader (as in politics); a businessman of exceptional wealth and power

utopian

of, relating to, or having the characteristics of utopia, especially having impossibly idea conditions especially of social organization

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