Week 11 English Vocab

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arid

dry, barren, parched, lifeless

acquiesce

to consent, agree passively

allude

to refer to or mention casually

chronic

constant, habitual, recurring

constitute

to form or make up

dilate

to expand or enlarge

lethal

deadly, fatal

dubious

doubtful, uncertain, causing doubt

culminate

to reach the highest point

depreciate

to decrease in value, belittle

contrive

to plot, scheme, devise a way

corroborate

to verify, confirm, substantiate

abridge

to shorten or condense

indulgent

yielding, lenient, easy going

overt

open, unconcealed

internal

inside, within (body, country, etc.), inner

senile

characteristic of old age

virtual

almost, for all practical purposes, being something in effect but not actually

discriminate

to observe differences, to make unfair distinctions

livid

pale, lead colored, grayish blue

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