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20 terms

Vocab Lesson Three

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affiliate
an associated person or organization; a member. to join or unite with a larger body
atrocious
exceedingly bad; wicked or cruel; abominable
compassion
pity for someone else's suffering, along with a desire to help
composure
self-possession; tranquility
deteriorate
to become worse or less valuable; to diminish
discern
to detect with one of the senses, to notice; to recognize as different or to identify as separate; to come to know mentally, to judge
encumber
to hinder; to obstruct; to burden
exalted
overjoyed with excitement; raised in status or rank; elevated in style or tone
insipid
flavorless; dull or unexciting; lifeless
invariably
continually; perpetually; contantly; always
lament
to feel deep sorrow; to express sorrow or mourning for; to grieve. an expression of grief; a song or a poem expressing grief
loathe
to feel intense dislike or hatred; to detest
painstaking
very careful; diligent; requiring great care; meticuluos
plausible
appearing to be true; reasonable; seeming to be logical or correct
pompous
overly dignified; self-important; characterized by exaggerated stateliness, as in speech or manner
portly
comfortably fat or stout; large and heavy in a stately and dignified way
proximity
nearness; closeness; a neighboring area
rejuvenate
to make young or vigorous again; to give youthful qualities to
repress
to restrain; to keep or put down
unprecedented
never done or known before; without previous example