READING COMP III: MATCHING

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Filial

Daughter or son of a parent's or parents' offspring

Chagrin

Feeling of disappointment, distress, or embarrassment

Cede

Yield or Give up, to transfer or render, title to

Proficient

Advanced in a particular art or science; skilled; expert; qualified

Precipate

To cause something to happen; to bring about quickly or suddenly; reckless; rash; acting hastily or impulsively

Remission

A release from a debt or duty; a lessening of intensity; a diminishing

Interpose

To put between; to insert between parts; to interject between parts; to interject during a conversation' to intervene

Debonoir

Graceful, CHARMING, and Smooth; Seemingly carefree

Blithe

Happy, joyful, carefree

Intrinsic

Belonging to a thing by its essential nature; inherent

Purport

To claim to be or do something; the apparent purpose or main idea of something

Demeanor

Outward behavior; manner of conduct; bearing

Syndicate

A group of persons or companies united to carry out some enterprise or business; to form such an association

Abashed

To make uneasy or ashamed; to embarrass

Guise

Outward appearance; a costume; a style or dress

Allure

Charm; to fascinate; to tempt with something desirable

Auspicious

Marked by signs of success or good fortune; favorable

Immemorial

Reaching back beyond the bounds of memory; extremely old

Deference

A yielding in judgment opinion, or wishes to another; courteous respect

Integral

Pertaining to a part of the whole; complete; essential

Furtive

Stealthy, Secretive; sneaky

Mercenary

Desiring money only; greedy; a paid soldier who will fight for any country for money

Permeate

To pass through openings or pores; to penetrate; to spread throughout

Accost

To approach someone and speak first

Polace

The masses; the common people; a population

Rapacious

Greedy; Plundering

Recalcitrant

Stubbornly disobedient; defiant; difficult to deal with

Appraisal

An expert valuation; an assessment; an estimate of quality or quantity

Proletrian

Of or belonging to the working class; a person belonging

Pernicious

Very harmful; highly injurious; evil; causing moral harm

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