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Vocab 8

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abut
(v.) to join at one end or be next to; to support, prop up
attire
(n.) clothes, apparel, garb (v.) to dress, adorn, or bedeck
avail
(v.) to be of use or beneit to; to make use of; to take advantage of; to benefit or profit (n.) use, benefit or value
crony
(n.) a very close friend, pal, chum, buddy
cryptic
(adj.) puzzling,mystifying, or enigmatic
divergent
(adj.) going in different directions; diferent from each other; departing from convention, deviant
enmity
(n.) hatred, ill-will
fervent
(adj.) very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot
gaunt
(adj.) thin and bony, starved looking; bare, barren
infiltrate
(v.) to pass thrugh or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily
nullify
(v.) to make of no value or consequence, cancel, wipe out
perceptible
(adj.) capable of being grasped by the senses or mind
plummet
(v.) to plunge straight down (n.) a weight fastened to a line
proclaim
(v.) to declare publicly or officially
proxy
(n.) an agent, substitute; a written permission allowing one person to act in another's place
rankle
(v.) to cause anger, irritation, or bitterness
scavenger
(n.) a person who collects or removes usuable items from waste materials; an animal that feeds on refuse or dead bodies
stint
(v.) to limit, bsaring or frugal (n.) a limit or restriction; a fixed share of work r duty; a period of activity
stocial
(adj.) self-controlled not showing feeling in response to pleasure or pain
unflagging
(v.) tireless, continuing with vigor