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20 terms

Unit 15 Vocab

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abrasive
causing irritation, harsh
acclimate
to adapt to a new climate, enviornment
chagrin
irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration
complacement
self satisfied; overly content
concur
to express agreement, approve
defamation
slander or libel
explicate
to make plain or clear, explain
fracas
a noisey quarrel or brawl
grotesque
unnatural, bizzare
pandemonium
a wild uproar or commotion
raucous
disagreeably harsh sounding disorderly
receptive
open and responsive to ideas or suggestions
renounce
to give up or resign something
repress
to hold back; to put down or check by force
reticent
not inclined to speak; reserved
savory
tasty, appetizing; pungent or salty
somnolent
sleepy, drowsy, inducing sleep
vehement
intense, forceful, powerful
voluble
characterized by a ready flow of words
zealous
eager, earnest, devoted