40 terms

summer reading vocab words

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belligerent
warlike, aggressive-belligernece
pariah
outcast
enigmatic
mystery puzzling ex.holy trinity
behemoth
huge creature of monstrous size
monotonous
boring, lacking in variety
ostensity
not the real reason, pretend
prosaic
dull, commonplace-mundane banal autoibion
adroi
agile, dexterous, skilled mentally or physically
censorious
critisized ex. X or R rated movies
perturbation
anxious, upset-perturb
coalesce
come together, grow happily
bedlam
chaios, noisy situation
insolence
rude-insolent
abdicating
failure to fufill responsibility-abdicate
disparaging
insult, putdown-derogate denigrate demean
excoriated
rip to shreds say terrible things
torpid
lazy, sluggish, weary
inept
unable to do something, not skillful
pecadillo
minor flaw
tangible(palpable)
feel something you cant feel(fear or happiness)
efface
get rid of or rub out
cantankerous
cranky
aloof
distint, not warm "snobs"
annihilate
completely destroy-anniliation
arable
suitable for growing
affinity
liking for something
transfixed
engaged in, spelled on
misanthrope
person who really doesnt like others
misogynist
someone who doesnt like women
recluse
hermit, hides away-reclusive
ubiquitous
occuring everywhere at once
tenacious
dont give up, stick to something- tenactly
arcane
esoteric- not many pppl know it
decinate
decination-to partial destroy/wipe out
ingenuous
naive, innocent, good targer
disingenuous
not innocent but acting like you are
simplistic
too simple
philantropist
benefactor, contributes with money or good deeds with money
altruist
doing good deeds without money
ostenstatious(pretentious)
overly showy