36 terms

Everday Words Lesson 12 (terms/definitions)

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plentitude
a full supply; abundance
acumen
mental keenness; sharpness of judgment
occur
happen; come to pass
voracity
excessive desire to eat; greediness
suppress
to put down by force or authority; subdue
credulous
believing on slight evidence, gullible
capacious
able to hold much; spacious
divine
being or having the nature of a god; sacred
resonant
characterized by reverberation; echoing
dissolute
unrestrained by convention or morality; loose in morals
ascribe
attribute or credit to
enunciate
express or state clearly; pronounce
acid
harsh or corrosive in tone
discredit
reject as false
deity
a god or goddess
plenty
a full supply
subscribe
To pledge to pay for something or to contribute to something
sonar
a device that determines the distance of an object under water by recording echoes of sound waves
capture
take possession of by force, as after an invasion
concourse
a large gathering of people
announce
make known
compress
squeeze or press together
solvent
a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
carnivore
any animal that feeds on flesh
participate
to take part in
manuscript
handwritten book or document
plenipotentiary
invested with full power
omnivore
an animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances
unison
occurring together or simultaneously
conscription
compulsory military service
acrimonious
marked by strong resentment or cynicism
dissonance
disagreeable sounds
incredible
beyond belief or understanding
captivated
to hold the interest of, to gain the attention of
courier
a person who carries a message
divinity
The quality or character of being godlike.