TKM vocab 3

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32 terms · for vocab test session 9

venerable

calling forth respect through age, character, and attainments

unmitigated

not lessened;unrelieved

truant

one who shirks duty;especially: one who stays out of school without permission

sullen

dismal;gloomy

succinct

marked by compact precise expression without wasted words

stealthy

intended to escape observation;furtive;secretive;sly

ruddy

having a healthy reddish color

mollify

to reduce in intensity

infallible

incapable of error

gala

a festive celebration

furtive

done by stealth;sly;sneaky

formidable

causing fear, dread, or apprehension

fey

having or displaying an other wordly, magical or fairylike aspect or quality; as if under a spell

dogged

marked by stubborn determination

deign

to think it appropriate to one's dignity; to condescend

complacent

self satisfied;unconcerned;smug

amanuensis

one employed to write from dictation or to copy manuscript

akimbo

having the hand on the hip and the elbow turned outward

aggregation

a group, mass, or body coposed of many distinct parts or individuals

myopia

near-sightedness; can't plan ahead

impassive

giving no sign of feeling or emotion

elucidate

to give a clarifying explanation

corroborate

to support with evidence or authority; to make more certain

temerity

unreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger; rashness;recklessness

brash

hasty;unthinking;lackingrestraint and discernment

austere

severe or stern, somber and grave ; bare

affirm

to assert as valid or confirmed

acquiesce

to accept, comply, or submit taccitly or passively

congenital

being such by nature; existing at or dating from birth

tenet

a principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true; especially: one held in common by members of an organization, movement or proffesion

genial

pleasant or friendly; cordial and kindly

fortitude

strength of mind that enables a person to encounter danger or bear pain or adversity with courage

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