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25 terms

Kabir's Vocab List 26-50

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Picayune
Of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
Trenchant
Clearly or sharply defined to the mind
Phlegmatic
Slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional
Churlish
Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude
Flotsam
The floating wreckage of a ship
Raiment
Clothing, garments, attire, especially nice attire
Decimation
The destruction of a great number or proportion of
Sustenance
A source of materials to nourish the body
Incorrigible
Incapable of being reformed or improved
Preeminence
Superiority to all others
Edifying
Instructing and improving spiritually
Chicanery
Trickery; deception; often to extract money from
Lassitude
Weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
Bucolic
Pertaining to the countryside; rural; rustic
Sundry
Various; miscellaneous
Misnomer
An incorrect or inappropriate name
Vector
A quantity that has magnitude and direction; A contributing factor
Gaudy
Flashy, showy; not in good taste
Desolate
Deserted, without inhabitants, barren
Baneful
Causing ruin; harmful; pernicious
Supercilious
Proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
Sullenness
Gloominess; disagreeableness; sulkiness
Flora
All the plant life particular to a region
Flotilla
A group of ships
Languor
Lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression