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17 terms

Honors List 15

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latent
(adj) present or potential but not evident or active
timbre
(n) the characteristic quality of sound
cacophony
(n) a meaningless mixture of sounds
precarious
(adj) dependent on circumstances that are beyond one's control; unstable
assimilate
(adj) to incorporate as one's own; absorb
sanctity
(n) the condition of being holy; a sacred thing
querulous
(adj) full of complaints
opulent
(adj) richly supplied or abundant
gaunt
(adj) extremely thin and boney as from great hunger or torture
tangible
(n) material or real and actual
docile
(adj) easy to manage, control, or discipline; submissive
evanescent
(adj) passing out of sight; fading away; vanishing
florid
(adj) having a red or flushed complexion; ornate or flowery
impel
(v) to urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
therm-, thermo-
"heat"
solv-, solu-
"loosen"
plaudit
(n.) an act or round of applause