Vocab Unit 5

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assert

v. to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully

ample

adj. more then enough, large, spacious

epitaph

n. a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone

plausible

adj. appearing true, reasonable, or fair

cower

v. to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame

sequel

n. that which follows, a result; a literary work or film continueing the story of one written or made earlier

pulverize

v. to grind or pound to a powder or dust; to destroy or overcome (as though by smashing into fragments)

ethical

adj. having to do with morals, values, right and wrong, in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase.

facetious

adj. humorous, not meant seriously

jurisdiction

n. an area of authority or control; the right to administer justice

prodigal

adj. wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant.- n. one who is wasteful and self indulgent

plebeian

adj. common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class. (n)-a common person, member of the lowest class.

volatile

adj. highly changeable, fickle, tending to become violent or explosive; changing readily from the liquid into the gaseous state

proximity

n. nearness, closeness

apparition

n. a ghost or ghostly figure, an unexplained or unusual appearance

disdain

v. to look upon with scorn, to refuse scornfully. n-a feeling of content

indiscriminate

adj. without restraint or control, unselective

intrigue

n. crafty dealings, underhanded plotting. v-to form and carry out plots, to puzzle or excite the curiosity.

inaudible

adj. not able to be heard

aghast

adj. filled with amazement, disgust, fear or terror.

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