Vocabulary Workshop 12

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abound

to be plentiful, be filled

braggart

a boaster; boastful in a loud annoying way

cache

a hiding place; something hidden or stored

clarification

the act of making clear or understandable, an explanation

despondent

sad,without hope, discouraged

embezzle

to steal property entrusted to one's care

heartrending

causing mental pain or grief

leisurely

unhurried, taking plenty of time; an easygoing or unhurried way

lethargic

unnaturally sleepy ; dull,slow moving; indifferent

malady

a sickness, illness, disease, or disorder

mellow

ripe, well matured; soft sweet, and rich ; gentle, pleasant; to become gentle and sweet

nomadic

wandering, moving about from place to place

piecemeal

one piece at a time;gradually

quest

a search, hunt, to search, seek, ask

random

by chance, not planned or prearranged, irregular

rant

to speak wildly and noisily, loud ,violent talk

reinforce

to make stronger with new materials or support

seclusion

isolation from others, solitude

status

a person's condition or position in the eyes of the law; relative rank or standing, especially in society; prestige

turmoil

a state of great confusion or disorder; mental strain or agitation

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