3rd Quarter English Final

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Impresario

One who presents cultural series; organizer

Extortion

Getting money by threats

Adverse

Unfavorable; harmful

Asset

Valuable thing to have

Bigot

Narrow minded; prejudiced person

Blatant

Disagreeably loud; showy

Entourage

Group of attendants; followers

Virulent

Full of hate; harmful

Venom

Poison; spite; malice

Spew

Throw up, vomit

Loath

Unwilling, reluctant

Solicit

To beg, seek earnestly

Astute

Keen, shrewd

Advocate

To be in favor with

Ineffectual

Not effective

Scrutinize

Examine closely

Nefarious

Villainous; vicious

Amicable

Friendly; peaceful

Vexatious

Annoying

Malady

Disease

Inclement

Unfavorable; stormy; harsh

Peruse

Read carefully

Premonition

Forewarning

Desist

Cease

Recoil

Draw back

Pertinent

To the point, appropriate

Mastiff

Large dog

Obsess

To haunt, preoccupy

Doleful

Sad, melancholy

Wan

Sickly pale

Histrionics

Display of emotions

Elusive

Hard to grasp

Frustrate

Counteract; foil; thwart

Symptomatic

Having to do with signs or symptoms

Interject

Insert; interrupt

Inert

Without power to move

Salient

Outstanding; prominent

Imminent

Likely to happen; threatening

Squeamish

Easily shocked

Engrossed

Absorbed

Poignant

Moving; painful to the feelings

Inundate

To flood; to swamp

Fruitless

Useless

Garbled

confused, mixed up

Sanguine

Optimistic; hopeful

Phlegmatic

Calm; hard to rouse to action; sluggish

Corroborate

Confirm; support

Comprehensive

Thourough

Zealous

Enthusiastic

Coerce

Force

Elapse

Slip by; pass by

Meticulous

Careful

Domicile

Home

Lax

Careless; Negligent

Sporadic

Occasional

Rash

Too hasty; reckless

Conjecture

Guess

Obviate

Do away with; eliminate

Lurid

Sensational

Diatribe

Bitter criticism

Inhibition

Restraint

Fortuitous

Accidental

Incoherent

Disjointed

Ilk

Kind; sort

Prestigious

Illustrious; well-known

Placard

Poster

Integral

Essential

Remuneration

Reward; pay

Nominal

Slight; in name only

Expunge

Erase

Flamboyant

Showy; colorful

Anathema

Something greatly detested; curse

Schism

Split

Utopia

Place of perfection

Timorous

Fearful

Truncated

Cut short

Jaunty

Sprightly; gay

Fractious

Quarrelsome

Ostentatious

Showy

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