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10 terms

Vocabulary 61-70

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allay
v - to quiet or lay to rest (fears, doubts, and the like).
v - to relieve or mitigate.
capacious
adj - able to contain a large amount; roomy.
diurnal
adj - occurring or active during, or belonging to, the daytime rather than nighttime. (Cf. nocturnal.)
adj - occurring in or pertaining to a day or each day; daily.
extricate
v - to free or release from difficulty, entanglement, or involvement; disengage.
ignominious
adj - characterized by or associated with disgrace, dishonor, or shame; humiliating.
adj - deserving of disgrace; contemptible.
mitigate
v - to lessen the force or impact of.
v - to become less forceful or severe.
palpitate
v - of the heart, to pulsate rapidly; flutter; quiver.
v - to shake, throb, or tremble.
phlegmatic
adj - not given to shows of emotion or interest; slow to excite.
adj - of or relating to phlegm.
propitious
adj - offering favorable circumstances or conditions; opportune; promising.
adj - favorable or favorably inclined; beneficent.
prostrate
v - to lie or throw (oneself) flat on the ground, esp. face down in an act of humility, worship, or the like.
v - to overcome or overthrow.
v - to exhaust physically or emotionally.
adj - lying flat on the ground.
adj - lying full-length, esp. face down as in submission or worship.
adj - overcome or exhausted.