Contemporary Literature Vocab 41-60

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ardently

intensely; eagerly

galled

irritated; angered

futile

useless; pointless

elapse

to pass by; to slip away

bleak

cheerless

censored

cut or changed to remove material deemed objectionable

assess

to evaluate; to judge the value of

conundrum

riddle

coherent

clear, logical, and consistent

crucial

critical; decisive

interloper

intruder; meddler

appropriate

to take over

explicit

clear; definite

pulverized

crushed; destroyed

loitered

spent time; hung around

nape

back of the neck

habitually

usually; by habit

sarcastic

scornful; mocking

temples

sides of the forehead, just above and in front of the ears

saturated

completely soaked

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