Vocabulary #3

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congenial

adj.
agreeable,pleasant

inauspicious

adj.
unfavorable, unfortunate, boding ill

indubitably

adv.
unquestionably

venerable

adj.
worthy of reverence; sacred because of religious association

infamy

n.
total loss of reputation, public disgrace, dishonor

penal

adj.
of or relating to punishment

ensue

v.
to follow, develop, result

evanescent

adj.
fleeting, tending to become imperceptible

ignominy

n.
disgrace, dishonor, public contempt

flagrant

adj.
outrageously evident, obviously disgraceful

mien

n.
an air or appearance which shows character, feeling

abate

v.
to decrease, diminish

amenable

adj.
submissive, willing to yield

paramour

n.
an illicit lover, especially of a married person

vivify

v.
to give life to, to animate, to enliven

retribution

n.
reward, compensation

plebeian

adj.
common, commonplace or vulgar

superfluous

adj.
needless, excessive, extravagant

penitence

n.
sorrow for sins or faults, repentance, contrition (important-penitence is internal; it is a feeling)

succor

n.
help, relief, aid

aver

v.
to assert, to declare

prolific

adj.
highly productive

inviolable

adj.
not capable of being broken; impregnable

enmity

n.
hostility, hatred, ill will

dearth

n.
scarcity

penance

n. self-punishment in order to atone foe some wrongdoing (important-penance is an action; it is what one does)

cabalistic

adj.
secretive and mystical

exigencies

n.
urgent needs or demands intrinsic to a circumstance

benevolence

n.
good will, charitableness

indefeasible

adj.
not able to be forfeited (an indefeasible right)

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