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15 terms

Power Plus Book 2 Lesson 10

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Expound
To explain in detail; to clarify. syn. elaborate ant. muddle; confuse
Cajole
To persuade with false promises and flattery. syn. coax; wheedle ant. dissuade; deter
Inscrutable
Not easily understood; hard to fathom. syn. enigmatic ant. obvious; evident
Balk
To refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse to go on. syn. hesitate; object ant. agree; continue
Acrimony
Ill-natured, bitter hostility. syn. animosity ant. friendliness
Dour
Stern and ill-humored. syn. forbidding ant. pleasant
Exult
To rejoice; to feel triumphant. syn. celebrate
Omniscient
Having unlimited knowledge; all-knowing.
Feasible
Reasonable; capable of being carried out. syn. possible; doable ant. unworkable
Fiasco
A complete, ridiculous failure. syn. disaster ant. success
Métier
The work one is especially suited for; one's specialty; an occupation. syn. forte ant. weakness
Fluctuate
To rise and fall; to vary irregularly. syn. waver; vacillate ant. stabilize
Harry
To annoy or harass. syn. bother; pester ant. soothe
Incognito
Disguised; pretending not to be oneself.
Lethargy
Lack of energy; sluggishness. syn. torpor; lassitude ant. vigor; vitality