Vocab 14A

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analgesic

painkiller, anesthetic

anemic

lacking energy; weak; insipid (diabetes insipidus)

androgynous

having both male and female characteristics (androgynous hairdo)

autopsy

(2) an analysis of something after it has happened

beget

to produce; to make children

blanch

to turn pale

bleary

blurred; tired <a bleary view, bleary travelers>

blight

widespread disease

bolt

to eat quickly, to run, a measure of cloth

brood

to think deeply; to be moody and glum; to hatch an egg; group of offspring born and raised together

burly

muscular

cerebral

intellectual; relating to the brain

cognate

something related by birth or origin

coiffure

hairdo

contagion

a disease easily transmitted by contact

contusion

bruise

convalesce

to recover from illness

digest

to dissolve food in the stomach; to analyze information; a summary

dwarf

to make seem small by comparison

extrasensory

beyond the normal range of perception

extrinsic

originating from the outside

indefatigable

tireless; energetic

flank

to be next to; a side (esp. of the body)

gait

a particular way of walking

garb

style of clothing

gorge

a deep canyon; to eat greedily

gourmand

one who loves food too much

gustatory

related to the sense of taste

haggard

looking tired

hysteria

uncontrollable emotion

impregnate

2. to fill or permeate

impregnable

unconquerable; invulnerable to attack

incarnate

in bodily form

incorporeal

without physical existence; not of the body

innocuous

harmless

laceration

a flesh wound; a cut

lackadaisical

lacking energy; lazy

languish

to lose energy; to endure hardship

languid

lacking energy; sluggish

languor

lack of energy; sluggishness

lassitude

lack of energy; indifference

lithe

graceful; flexible

malinger

to fake sickness in order to avoid work

metaphysical

abstract; without concrete form

musculature

a body's muscle system

nascent

newborn; developing

neurosis

extreme anxiety

ontology

the study of the nature of existence

palatable

acceptable; agreeable

pallid

pale; dull (pallor- paleness)

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