Derivatives Vocabulary 7

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susceptible
vulnerable, easily affected, easily influenced or tricked
pronouncement
an authoritative, public declaration
sentence
a group of words that express or imply a complete thought; the decision of a jury or a judge
reservoir
A natural or artificial basin, pond or lake used to store and regulate water; an extra supply of something
fraternize
be on friendly terms with someone, as if with a brother, especially with an enemy or a subordinate
transit
to make a passage or journey from one place to another
inimical
unfriendly; hostile
appease
to make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace
invention
the human creation of a new technical idea and the physical means to accomplish or embody it
taciturn
habitually reserved and uncommunicative; silent; not talkative
vehement
fierce; characterized by great force, energy, or intensity of emotion
capacious
able to hold much, roomy
enmity
hostile or unfriendly disposition, deep-rooted hatred or ill-will
inventory
a physically-checked, itemized list of objects held in stock by a business or institution
circuitous
not direct or to the point; long and winding
soliloquy
A dramatic convention by means of which a character, alone onstage, utters his or her thoughts aloud
library
a room, building, or collection containing books and other materials for reading and study
incapacitate
to make unable to perform a certain action
importune
to harass with persistent and urgent requests
pacify
to bring peace to (a place or situation), by ending war, fighting, violence, anger or agitation
libel
a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms someone's reputation ; to write or publish such a statement
pronunciation
the standard way a word ought to sound when spoken; the manner in which someone utters a word
uxorious
excessively fond of or submissive to one's wife
desolate
devoid of inhabitants; deserted