Vocabulary Set 5

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Despondent
a mixture of sad, depressed, and defeated
Quandary
difficult situation, a predicament
Lurid
shocking, often in a "Wow, this is disgusting and inappropriate to look at"
sleazy kind of way
Prostrate
lying flat (on your stomach) (sometimes as a form of prayer or respect to a ruler)
Amiable
friendly, easy to get along with
Exult
rejoice, be happy (like really, really, really happy)
Impertinent
rude, specifically being rude to people who deserve a certain respect
Undulate
to rise and fall (in a wavelike motion)
Voracious
hungry (like a wolf, like you cannot get enough of what you are hungry for)
Tumult
uproar, racket, ruckus (old school slang: rumpus)