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20 terms

Things Fall Apart List 2

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superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
suppress
(v.) to stop by force, put down; subdue
ultimatum
a demand or threat that is final
elude
escape, either physically or mentally; be incomprehensible to
sediment
matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid
prosperity
good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
clamor
a loud outcry; a hubbub
impudent
disrespectful, characterized by improper bold behavior
beget
to give birth to; to create
inadvertent
unintentional; accidental
zeal
excessive fervor; great enthusiasm
wan
sickly pale
desecrate
to violate the sacredness of a thing or place
dispensation
a release from an obligation or promise
expedient
Convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral- to one's own selfish interests
desolate
lonely; forlorn; uninhabited; barren
luxuriant
abundant or lush in growth; elegant, lavish
feign
(v) to pretend; to fake
guttural
harsh; throaty, relating to or articulated in the throat
voluble
characterized by a ready flow of words; glib, fluent