Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10 Lesson 5

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acrimony

n. Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility.

affinity

n. Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility.

ambivalent

adj. Having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or someone; indecisive.

cessation

n. A stopping, either final or temporary.

emaciated

adj. Very thin or wasted away, especially from lack of nourishment; scrawny.

enclave

n. A distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory.

engender

v. To bring into being, to produce.

exacerbate

v. To make more severe, bitter, or violent.

illicit

adj. Not allowed, improper, or unlawful.

indigenous

adj. Naturally living or growing in a certain area; native.

inexorable

adj. Not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea; relentless.

infatuated

adj. Filled with excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire.

insatiable

adj. Never satisfied; greedy.

poignant

adj. Painfully moving, affecting, or touching.

proselytize

v. To convert someone to a faith, belief, or cause.

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