15 terms

VOCABULARY #11

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amulet
a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease
artifact
a man-made object taken as a whole
auspicious
auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
authenticity
undisputed credibility
brandish
move or swing back and forth
carbonation
saturation with carbon dioxide (as soda water)
charismatic
possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
curator
the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
decipherment
the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text
departed
well in the past; former
dissipated
unrestrained by convention or morality
dormant
inactive but capable of becoming active
emaciated
very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
exude
release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
fedora
a hat made of felt with a creased crown