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22 terms

ww 20 book 9

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accost
v. To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way.
avarice
n. Greed for wealth.
bilk
v. To cheat out of what is due.
consummate
adj. Extremely skilled; complete or perfect.
consummate
v. To bring to a satisfactory conclusion; to complete.
conversant
adj. (used with with) Having knowledge or experience; well-informed.
credulous
adj. Willing to believe things with only slight or no evidence; easily convinced.
credulity
n. tendency to believe readily
euphoria
n. A feeling of great happiness or well-being.
euphoric
adj. exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
fortuitous
adj. 1. Happening by lucky chance; accidental.
2. lucky or fortunate
hypothetical
adj. Based on something that is not actual but assumed or supposed.
hypothesis
n. A supposition or tentative explanation for purposes of argument, further study, or investigation.
incoherent
adj. Not connected; confused; rambling
incoherence
n. nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
miniscule
adj. Very small in size or importance.
pleasantry
n. An agreeable, casual remark.
procrastinate
v. To put off until later.
procrastination
n. Intentionally putting off doing something that should be done
qualm
n. A feeling of uneasiness as to whether what one is doing is right or wise; a misgiving.
stigma
n. A mark of shame or disgrace.
stigmatize
v. To give a bad name to.