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vocab power plus book 3 lesson 3

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pedestrian
adj. ordinary or dull
syn. of pedestrian
commonplace; mediocre
ant. of pedestrian
imaginative; compelling
bona fide
adj. in good faith
syn. of bona fide
legitimate; genuine
ant. of bona fide
fraudulent; phony
adventitious
adj. accidental; nonessential
syn. of adventitious
incidental
fecund
adj. fertile; productive
syn. of fecund
prolific
ant. of fecund
sterile
deviate
v. to turn aside from a course; to stray
syn. of deviate
to digress
obfuscate
v. to confuse; to bewilder
syn. of obfuscate
muddle; obscure
ant. of obfuscate
clarify; elucidate
impale
v. to pierce with a sharp stake through the body
extenuate
v. to lessen seriousness by providing partial excuses
parochial
adj. local; narrow; limited
syn. of parochial
provincial; narrow-minded
ant. of parochial
universal; catholic
glower
v. to stare angrily
syn. of glower
frown; scowl
ant. of glower
grin
edify
v. to improve someone morally
ambiguous
adj. open to more than one interpretation
syn. of ambiguous
unclear; uncertain; vague
ant. of ambiguous
explicit; definite
cataclysm
n. a violent change
syn. of cataclysm
disaster; catastrophe
ant. of cataclysm
triumph; boon
optimum
adj. best; most favorable; ideal
importune
v. to ask persistently; to beg