Wordly Wise Book 11, Lesson 11

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attenuate

v.1. To make or become thin
2. To lessen the amount, force, or value of

behemoth

n. Something or someone of enormous size or power

disinter

v. To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up

impinge

v.1. To go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroach
2. To come into contact with, esp. forcefully

multifarious

adj. Having many forms; varied, versatile

oxymoron

n. A combination of words that seem to be contradictory

plentitude

n. An ample amount; an abundance

postulate

v. To assume as a fact based on the best available evidence
n. Something assumed to be self-evident; a fundamental principle

prevail

v.1. To prove superior in power or strength
2. To remain in effect or use; to be current or widespread

putrefy

v. To become rotten or decayed, giving off a foul odor

salubrious

adj. Beneficial to health or well-being

succulent

adj. Fresh and juicy

tundra

n. Flat, treeless plains of the arctic regions

unequivocal

adj. Leaving no room for misunderstanding; unambiguous

vicissitudes

n.pl. Fluctuations in conditions; changes of fortune

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