Vocab Wk 17

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Adulation

(N) Praise

Evanescent

(Adj) Vanishing

Dilatory

(Adj) Not on time

Abate

(V) To reduce intensity

Irresolute

(Adj) Hesitating

Astute

(Adj) Shrewd (politic, savy)

Avarice

(N) Greedy for wealth (cupidity)

Egregious

(Adj) Stand out

Culpable

(Adj) Deserving blame

Anathema

(N) An intense dislike

Equivocate

(V) To "play both sides"

Slovenly

(Adj) Untidy

Supposition

(N) Something that is assumed

Succinct

(Adj) Brief

Recapitulate

(V) To sum up

Nebulous

(Adj) Vague

Resuscitate

(V) To revive

Torpid

(Adj) Sluggish

Novice

(N) A beginner

Penury

(N) Insufficiency

Modicum

(N) A small amount

Pretentious

(Adj) Done for show

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