English 10 Vocab

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Alacrity

Cheerful readiness, promptness or willingness

Assiduous

1.Constant in application to the business in hand, unremitting
2.Working diligently at a task

Cacophony

Harsh discordance of sound, dissonance, the use of harsh-sounding words or phrases

Cajole

To persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax, false means of persuasion

Capricious

1.Subject to, led by, or indicative of whim; erratic
2.Obsolete

Clemency

Disposition to show forbearance, compassion, or forgiveness in judging or punishing; leniency; mercy

Conflagration

A destructive fire, usually an extensive one

Contrite

1.Caused by showing extreme remorse
2.Filled with a sense of guilt and the desire for atonement

Conundrum

An intricate and difficult problem

Deleterious

1.Injurious to health
2.Harmful

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