Vocabulary workshop level F section 2

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ameliorate

to improve or correct

aplomb

poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularly

bombastic

pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas

callow

without experience, immature, raw

drivel

saliva or mucus; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense

epitome

a summary; an instance that represents a larger reality

exhort

to urge storngly

ex officio

by virtue of holding a certain office

infringe

to violate, trespass

ingratiate

to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance

interloper

one who moves in where he or she is not wanted, an intruder

intrinsic

belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential; originating in a bodily organ or part

inviegh

to make a violent attack in words, disaproval

lassitude

weariness of body or mind, lack of energy

millennium

a period of 1000 years; a period of great joy

occult

having to do with the supernatural; to hide or conceal

permeate

to spread through

precipitate

to fall as moisture; excessive haste; moisture

stringent

strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste

surmise

to think or believe without certain evidence or definite proof

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