English midterm vocab

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Gloat

To regard with excessive or malicious satisfaction

Gratuitous

A. Freely given; done without recompense
B. uncalled for; unjustified

Gregarious

A. Tending to form or move in a herd
B. enjoying the company of others; suciable

Grueling

Extremely demanding and exhausting

Haggard

Worn and exhausted from anxiety, disease, hunger, or fatigue

Illicit

Unlawful, illegal

Immunity

Exemption from something, especially a disease

Impervious

Incapable of being penetrated or affected

Implicit

A. Understandable, implied
B. absolute, unquestioning

Incense

To make violently angry

Indigent

Impoverished; needy

Inherent

Existing as a natural or essential part of

Insuperable

Incapable of being overcome

Intrepid

Fearless and bold

Irony

Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens

Lackadaisical

Sorely lacking in spirit, energy, or purpose

Liability

A. A dept or obligation, especially of a financial nature
B. a hindrance or handicap

Lucrative

Profitable

Malapropism

An unconscious and usually ludicrous misuse of a word

Mandatory

Required, obligatory

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