vocab week 28

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avarice

extreme greed for material wealth

bedlam

pejorative terms for an insane asylum

cacophony

loud confusing disagreeable sounds

compatible

capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification

disgruntled

in a state of sulky dissatisfaction

equanimity

steadiness of mind under stress

eradicate

kill in large numbers

exploit

use or manipulate to one's advantage

impede

block passage through

infallible

incapable of failure or error

insatiable

impossible to satiate or satisfy

irrational

not consistent with or using reason

moribund

on the point of death

nadir

the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

panacea

hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases

propinquity

the property of being close together

revere

a lapel on a woman's garment

sedate

cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

serenity

a disposition free from stress or emotion

vulnerable

susceptible to physical or emotional injury

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