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Vocab Unit 9 List B

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slovenly
untidy, dirty, careless
supposition
something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
succinct
expressed briefly and clearly (clothing) lacking in fullness of cut
recapitulate
to review a series of facts, to sum up
nebulous
cloudlike, resembling a cloud, cloudy in color, not transparent, vague, confused, indistinct
resuscitate
to revive, bring back to consciousness or existence
torpid
inactive, sluggish, dull
novice
one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience (also used adjectivally)
penury
extreme poverty, barrenness, insufficiency
modicum
a small or moderate amount
pretentious
done for show, striving to make a big impression, claiming merit or position unjustifiably, making demands on one's skill or abilities, ambitious