Business Academy: Wray Vocabulary 3.2

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21 terms

caustic

Capable of burning; cruelly cutting and sarcastic

deleterious

Harmful; injurious

despoil

To thoroughly rob and destroy a place

effectual

Fully adequate; effective

obviate

To anticipate and prevent a difficulty; to make unnecessary

pinnacle

The highest, most successful point

raze

To level to the ground; to demolish

stultify

To make useless or ineffective; to negate

surmount

To overcome a difficulty or an obstacle

wrest

To obtain through a violent, twisting motion

deplore

To express strong disapproval of; to condemn

disconsolate

Incapable of being comforted; hopelessly dejected or sad

domineering

Ruling or controlling arrogantly; overbearing; tyrannical

halcyon

Calm and peaceful; tranquil; prosperous; golden

lachrymose

Tending to produce tears; tearful; inclined to weep

mercurial

Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile

revel

To take great pleasure or delight in something

sanguine

Cheerfully confident and optimistic

tirade

A long, angry or violent speech

vex

To irk, irritate, annoy, or bother

indubitably

So evident it cannot be doubted. BONUS! The first 20 people to tell this word to Mrs. Wray IN PERSON will get a Business Buck.

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