vocab chap 21-30

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disgorge

to eject from the mouth, vomit

dilapidated

fallen into partial ruin or decay

dolefully

in a mournful or melancholy manner

magnanimous

generous in forgiving an insult or injury

capricious

led by whim, erratic

propitiate

to pacify, to win favor from

languor

physical weakness or faintness

asseverate

to declare earnestly or solemnly

inveterate

confirmed in a habit or practice

perplexity

the state of being bewildered or puzzled

incipient

beginning to exist or appear

plebeian

belonging or pertaining to the common people

diffidence

distrust of one's own ability, shyness

cupidity

eager or inordinate desire, especially for wealth

inveigle

to entice, lure, or ensnare by artful talk

jocose

humorous, playful

spurious

not genuine, aauthentic, or true

pernicious

injurious, hurtful

reticence

silence, reserve

despondency

depression of spirits from loss of hope, dejection

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