Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 5
|abtruse||adj. Difficult to understand.|
|accrue|| v. 1. To arise or increase as a natural result or growth, usually used with to or from.|
2. To come as a regular addition.
|acquiesce||v. to accept as inevitable; to comply passively.|
|besmirch||v. To stain or tarnish; to make dirty.|
|explicit||adj. Fully and clearly expressed, leaving nothing merely implied.|
|histrionic|| adj. Purposely affected; theatrical.|
n. pl. Exaggerated displays of emotion, intended to produce an effect or response.
|impropriety|| n. 1. The quality or state of being improper or unsuitable.|
2. Something that is improper.
|inveigle|| v. 1. To lure or trick into doing something.|
2. To obtain by flattery or trickery.
|penitent||adj. Sorry for having done wrong.|
|probity||n. Honesty; trustworthiness; adherence to virtue.|
|purport||v. To give or present the often false impression of being someone or intending something.|
|repercussion||n. An unforseen or indirect result or effect of an event.|
|revelation||n. Something that is made known or revealed, often coming as a surprise.|
|surfeit||n. An overabundant supply; an excess.|
|unsavory|| adj. 1. Having an unpleasant look, taste, or smell.|
2. Morally offensive.