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44 terms

english 5-6

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abscond
to leave in a hurry, especially to escape the law
recondite
difficult to understand; hidden from understanding
cryptic
hard to understand; having a secret meaning
apocryphal
coming from an unreliable source; untrue
aperture
an opening or a hole
overt
public, unhidden; open
covert
done in a hidden or secret manner
context
the circumstances or setting surrounding an event
subtext
the hidden or underlying meaning of something
pretext
a stated reason for doing something; an excuse
moratorium
a formal delay; a suspension
demure
modest and shy
demur
to express unwillingness to do something; to object
extemporaneous
improvised; done without planning
temporal
having to do with finite time or everyday life
temporize
to put off making a decision; to shall
diurnal
happening or active during the day
sojourn
a short stay or visit
adjourn
to formally bring to an end
anachronism
something that seems to be out of its proper time
chronicle
To tell or write the history of
synchronous
Happening at the same time as
psyche
the mind, especially as the center of a person's being
psychosomatic
Having an effect on the body, but mental or emotional in origin
psychotic
having severe mental illness to the point of disconnection from reality
pusillanimous
timid or cowardly; not brave
inanimate
without life; unmoving
transpire
to take place; to happen
conspire
to plan together secretly
aspire
to have a strong desire to get or do something;
esprit
liveliness; high-spiritedness
discordant
not agreeing or going well together
concordance
agreement or harmony
discursive
wandering from one topic to another
concur
to agree in an opinion or decision
succor
badly needed help; aid
obsequious
too willing to serve or obey
segue
movement from one thing to another; transition
ensue
to come after; to happen as a result of
incessant
going on without stopping; seemingly never-ending
concede
to admit that something is true; to give up
intercede
to ask or plead with on behalf of another
perpetuity
a time period lasting through the ages; eternity
perpetuate
to cause to continue; to further