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Level E-Unit 11-Vocab

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allude
(V.) to refer to casually or indirectly
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer
conclusive
(adj) serving to settle an issue; final
disreputable
(adj) not respectable, not esteemed
endemic
(adj.) native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field
exemplary
(adj.) worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model
fathom
(v.) to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; (n.) a measure of depth in water
guile
(n.) treacherous cunning, deceit
intergrity
(n) honesty, high moral standards, soundness;an unimpaired condition, completeness
itinerary
(n) a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook
misconstrue
(v) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
obnoxious
(adj) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
placate
(v.) to appease, soothe, pacify
placid
(adj.) calm, peaceful
plagiarism
(n.) passing off or using as one's own the writing (or other materials) of another person
potent
(adj.) powerful; highly effective
pretext
(n) a false reason, deceptive excuse
protrude
(v) to stick out, thrust forth
stark
(adj.) harsh, unrelieved, desolate; (adv.) utterly
superficial
(adj.) on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow