Vocabulary Unit 10 Level F

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Accrue

(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result

Annotation

(n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work

Bedlam

(n.) a state or scene of uproar and confusion

Covert

(adj.) hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded; (n.) a sheltering place, a hiding place

Debonair

(adj.) pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance

Dun

(v.) to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt; (n.) a creditor; (adj.) dark, dull, drab, dingy

Efficacious

(adj.) effective, producing results

Equanimity

(n.) calmness, composure, refusal to panic

Fortuitous

(adj.) accidental, occurring by a happy chance

Gist

(n.) the essential part, main point, or essence

Gratuitous

(adj.) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted

Imperious

(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling

Invective

(n.) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language; (adj.) abusive, vituperative

Motley

(adj.) showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; (n.) a jester's costume; a jester

Munificent

(adj.) extremely generous, lavish

Procrastinate

(v.) to delay, put off until later

Provocative

(adj.) tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing a strong desire or appetite; irritating, annoying

Recondite

(adj.) exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding

Reprobate

(n.) a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel; (adj.) wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; (v.) to disapprove of, condemn

Sedentary

(adj.) characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place

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