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Vocabulary 9 and 10

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refute
tr.v. To prove a statement or person to be incorrect; to disprove.
reiterate
tr.v. To say over again.
repartee
n. A quick, witty reply.
repartee
n. Conversation characterized by such remarks.
repertoire
n. The stock of plays, stories, songs, or other pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform.
repertoire
n. The skills or accomplishments of a particular person or group.
repose
n. A rest; a peaceful state.
repose
tr.v. To place trust in or expectations on something.
repose
intr.v. To rest.
reticent
adj. Of a silent nature; reserved in manner.
ostensible
adj. Pretended; given as an excuse, to conceal the real reason.
ostentatious
adj. Showy; intended to impress people.
improvise
tr.v. To make up something without preparation.
improvise
tr.v. To make or provide from materials on hand.
visionary
adj. Existing only in imagination; fanciful; not practical.
visionary
adj. Characterized by vision or forethought.
auspicious
adj. Showing signs that promise success.
introspection
adj. Examination of one's own thoughts and feelings.
retrospect
n. A survey of past times or events.
specimen
n. A single thing that is taken as an example of a whole category.
specter
n. A ghost.
specter
n. A haunting fear of future trouble.
spectrum
n. The distribution of characteristics of a physical system, especially bands of colors seen as a rainbow or bands of differing sound waves.
spectrum
n. A wide range of related qualities or ideas.
speculate
intr.v. To form opinions without definite knowledge or evidence.
speculate
intr.v. To buy or sell something to make a profit but with risk of loss.
surveillance
n. Supervision or close observation, especially of a suspected person.
vigil
n. A period of staying awake to keep watch or to pray.
vigilant
adj. Watchful; on the lookout for danger.