Vocab unit 10

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accrue

v. to grow or accumulate over time, collect

annotation

n. a critical or explanatory note or comment

bedlam

n. a state or scene of uproar and confusion, commotion

covert

adj. hidden; n. a sheltered place, a hiding place

debonair

adj. pleasant, courteous, carefree

dun

v. to demand insistently, pester; n. a creditor; adj. dark, dull

efficacious

adj. effective, powerful

equanimity

n. calmness, composure, tranquility

fortuitous

adj. accidental, unplanned

gist

n. the essential part, the main part

gratuitous

adj. freely given,voluntary

imperious

adj. overbearing, arrogant

invective

n. abusive language; adj. abusive

motley

adj. showing great variety, n.a jester's costume, a jester

munificent

adj. extremely generous, lavish

procrastinate

v. to delay, put off until later

provocative

adj. tending to produce a strong feeling or response

recondite

adj exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding

reprobate

n. a depraved, vicious person; v. to disapprove of, adj. wicked

sedentary

adj. characterized by or calling for continued sitting, static

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