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Cumulative Vocab Test 2 Mrs. Righi Smith

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Invulnerable
not able to be wounded or hurt ; shielded against attack
Malevolent
spiteful, showing ill will
Nonchalant
cool and confident, unconcerned
Omniscient
all knowing ; having unlimited awareness or understanding
Panacea
a remedy for all ills ; cure-all ; an answer to all problems
Scrupulous
exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details ; having high moral standards, principled
Skulk
to move about stealthily ; to lie in hiding
Supercilious
proud and contemptuous ; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
Uncanny
strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
Venial
easily excused, pardonable
Altruistic
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Assent
to express agreement; agreement
Benefactor
one who does good to others
Chivalrous
marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly
Clemency
mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness
Dearth
a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply ; a famine
Diffident
shy, lacking self-confidence ; modest, reserved
Discrepancy
a difference; a lack of agreement
Embark
to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
Facile
easily done or attained; superficial; ready fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
Indomitable
unconquerable, refusing to yield
Infallible
free from error; absolutely dependable
Plod
to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
Pungent
causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
Remiss
neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless
Repose
to rest; lie; place; relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
Temerity
rashness, boldness
Truculent
fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
Unfeigned
sincere, real, without pretense
Virulent
extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful
Accede
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity, comply consent
Brandish
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous way
Comprise
to include or contain; to be made up of
Deft
skillful, nimble
Destitute
Deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
Explicit
Definite, clearly stated
Extirpate
to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
Inopportune
coming at a bad time; not appropiate
Ironic
suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
Musty
Stale, moldy; out-of-date
Officious
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
Ominous
unfavorable, thr4eatening, of bad omen
Pinnacle
a high peak or point
Premeditated
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
Rampant
Growing without check, running wild
Solace
Comfort, relief, to comfort console
Stately
dignified, majestic
Supple
bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable
Suppress
to stop by force; put down
Venal
open to or marked by bribery or corruption
Abhor
to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
Amend
to change in a formal way; to change for the better
Buffet
to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force one's way with difficulty; a slap, blow
Chaos
great confusion, disorder
Commodious
roomy, spacious
Corrosive
Eating away gradually, acid-like; bitterly sarcastic
Discern
to see clearly, recognize
Extant
still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost
Implicate
to involve in; to connect with or be related to
Inter
to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
Martinet
A strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
Obviate
to anticipate an prevent; to remove, dispose of
Renegade
one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw; traitorous; unconventional, unorthodox
Reprehensible
deserving blame or punishment
Somber
Dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
Squalid
filthy, wretched, debased
Turbulent
disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy
Vociferous
loud and noisy; compelling attention
Voluminous
of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length
Waive
to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily