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20 terms

Vega's Vocabulary Sushi - Set1

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lamentable
adj - emotionally upsetting or distressing; heartbreaking
dossier
n - a record containing detailed information about a person (for example: a resume or patient chart)
prim
adj - overly neat, precise, proper, formal
promulgate
v - to proclaim; to publicly or formally declare something
daft
adj - senseless, stupid, or foolish
surfeit
n - excess
extenuating
adj - excusable; serving as a reasonable excuse
homily
n - This term literally means "sermon," but more informally, it can include any serious talk, speech, or lecture involving moral or spiritual advice.
adroit
adj - skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends
odious
adj - unlikeable, detestable, disgusting; deserving of hate
incarcerate
v - to lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
meritorious
adj - deserving reward or praise
shirk
v - to avoid or neglect a duty or responsibility
expunge
v - to erase, obliterate, destroy
mime
v - to perform using gestures and body movements without words; to imitate; n - a person who imitates via gestures
aboriginal
adj - native to an area; existing from the beginning
rancid
adj - having a nasty smell or taste, rotting
adhere
v - to stick to firmly; to follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
apologist
n - a person who makes an argument in support of someone or something
infest
v - to overrun in a way that causes harm or annoyance (as in an insect infestation)