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17 terms

shumway vocab 10

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germane
relevant, appropriate, fitting for the subject at hand
rancor
a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
irascible
easily made angry
bane
a person or thing that causes ruin, harm, distress, or death
germinal
just growing, not developed, immature
perspicacity
keenness in observing and understanding
subterfuge
an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
nebulous
vague, undefined
egregious
notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
recapitulate
summarize briefly
elucidate
to make clear by explaining
jargon
specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject
recluse
one who lives in solitude and is withdrawn from society
irrevocable
unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
belabor
explain in unnecessary detail
effusive
unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression
myriad
a large indefinite number