Vocab Unit 2

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Aloof
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
Befall
to happen to someone especially as if by fate, often unpleasant or bad
Condescending
showing that you believe you are more intelligent or better than other people
Corollary
a direct or natural consequence or result
Differentiate
1. recognize or ascertain what makes (someone or something) different* 2. identify differences between (two or more things or people)
Exhibit
show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; to show, make visible or apparent
Feign
pretend to be affected by a feeling, state, or injury
Lethargic
feeling a lack of energy or a lack of interest in doing things;
Paradox
an idea that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory
Proficient
competent or skilled in doing or using something
Pungent
having a strong, sharp taste or smell, often painful
Trivial
of little value or importance
Aloof
Unfriendly, indifferent, remote
Befall
Transpire, occur, develop
Condescending
Arrogant, disdainful, patronizing
Corollary
Result, effect, consequence
Differentiate
Separate, characterize, contrast
Exhibit
Display, demonstrate, evince
Feign
Fake, counterfeit, affect
Lethargic
Sleepy, listless, torpid
Paradox
Puzzle, enigma, ambiguity
Proficient
Accomplished, expert, adept
Pungent
Sharp, acrid, caustic
Trivial
Insignificant, paltry, inconsequential