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English Vocab 3 Dr. Torrey

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Devoid
not possessing, untouched by, void, or destitute
Perfunctory
performed merely as a routine duty, alcking interest, care, or enthusiasm
Ingraiate
to establish oneself in the favor of good graces of others especially deliberate effort (brown nosing)
Rancor
bitter, rankling, resentment or ill will, hatred, malice
Ignominious
discreditable, humiliating
Succulent
full of juice, juicy
Sedition
any action in speech or writing promothing discontent or rebelling
Macabre
of some grimmer or uglier aspect, representing death, grusesome and horrifying ghastly
Penultimate
next to last
Pecocious
prematurely developed, premature
Vorcaious
having a huge apetite
perfidious
faithless, disloyal
affable
being pleasant, at ease with others, friendliness
Crony
friend, long standing pal
Palpable
tangible
Deign
to condescend reluctantly
Querulous
habitually complaining, fretful, whining
Assiduous
careful, unremmitting attention
Precarious
depedent or cetain premises, lack of stability
Maudlin
drunk enough to be silly, overly emotional