Vocabulary 2

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adulterate

verb: to corrupt, to make worse by the addition of something

ambidextrous

adj: able to use both hands equally well OR very skillful OR deceitful, hypocritical

augment

verb: to make larger, increase

bereft

adj: deprived of, made unhappy through a loss

deploy

verb: to position or arrange, to utilize, to form

dour

adj: stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored

fortitude

noun: courage in facing difficulties

gape

verb: to stare with an open mouth, to open the mouth wide

gibe

verb:to utter taunting words
noun:an expression of scorn

guise

noun: an external appearance, cover, mask

insidious

adj: intended to deceive or entrap, sly, treacherous

intimation

noun: a hint, and indirect suggestion

opulent

adj: wealthy, luxurious, ample, grandiose

pliable

adj: easily bent, flexible, easily influence-can apply to a person or a material

reiterate

verb: to say again, repeat

stolid

adj. not easily moved mentally or emotionally, dull, unresponsive-Charles is a good example of this

tentative

adj: experimental in nature, uncertain, hesitant

unkempt

adj: not combed, untidy, not properly maintained, unpolished, rude

verbatim

adj or adv: word for word, exactly as written or spoken

warily

adv: cautiously, with great care

bucolic

adj: rural, pastoral-implies serenity and simple contentment

sanguine

adj: reddish OR cheerful

ad hominem

unknown: to attack a person instead of discussing the issue at hand

dogma

noun: a belief one refuses to compromise on

duplicitous

adj: two-faced, intentionally deceptive

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