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Unit 2 LA Vocabulary

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Rabid
Uncontrollable; Fanatical
Benign
Good; Kindly
Condiment
A sauce, relish, or spice used to season food
Steel
To make hard or strong
Degenerate
A corrupt or vicous person
Crass
Crude; Unrefined
Prospects
Chances or possibilities, especially for financial success
Incesssantly
Without interruption; Continuously
Vexation
Irritation
Pauper
A poor person, especially one who depends on public charity
Adulation
Excessive praise or flattery
Disconsolatte
Extremely depressed or dejected
Aghast
Filled with shock or horror
Gamut
An entire range or series
Privation
The lack of a basic necessity or a comfort of life
Askeww
Crooked; to one side
Wry
Dryly humerous, often with a bit of irony
Spartan
Simple, Plain and Frugal
Expansive
Outgoing; Showing feelings openly and freely
Laviish
Extravagant; More than is needed
Archaic
Very old or unfashionable
Surrogate
Serving as a subsitute
Sustenance
Food or provisions that sustain life
Antthem
An uplifting song or hymn
Taut
Pulled or Drawn Tight
Sacrilegious
Disrespectful toward a sacred person, place or thing
lariity
Clearness
Infuse
To fill, as if by pouring
Leer
To give a sly, evil glance
Illiteracy
A lack of ability to read and write
Homely
Characteristic of home life; Simple; Everday
Cascade
To fall or flow like a waterfall
Crevasse
A deep crack or split in a glacier
Banal
Commonplace; Trite
Acclimatization
The act of getting accustomed to a new climate or enviroment
Demeanor
A new way of behaving; Manner
Aplomb
Poise; Self-Assurance
Arduous
Requiring much effort; Difficult
Inevitability
Something that is certain to happen
Transcend
To pass beyond the limits of
Paramount
Of highest importance
Insurmountable
Impossible to overcome