vocab weeks 15 and 16

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buoyant

able to float; able to bounce back after a reverse or setback; cheerful

incandescent

glowing with intense heat; very bright; shingin; brilliant; describing a light bulb that produces light with a filament in a vacuum

benign

not harmful; gentle; good-natured

murky

dark; gloomy; misty; hard to understand

incessant

unceasing; never stopping

invigorating

giving vigor or energy to; enlivening

opaque

not letting light through; not transparent; hard to understand

oppressive

tyrannical; hard to take; mentally or physically distressing

animated

filled with life; lively; seeming alive; lifelike

congruent

in agreement; harmonious; corresponding

jaunt

a short pleasant trip; excursion; to make a short trip

apathy

lack or emotion or feeling; indifference; lack of interest; concern, or spirit

tantalizing

tempting; tormenting or teasing by keeping something in sight but out of reach

inverse

inverted; reversed; opposite; the opposite

repast

a meal; food eaten at a meal

cascade

a small, steep waterfall; something that falls in a manner similar to that of a waterfall; to fall or drop with a rushing movement

ravenous

extremely hungry; predatory; greedy

pungent

sharply affecting the sense of tast or smell; sharp; keen; biting

induction

an act or enrolling or bringing someone into a group, or of formally placing in office; the process of arriving at a generalization from facts or examples

nauseate

to make sick or queasy; to cause a feeling of disgust or loathing

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