15 terms

Wordly Wise Book 9: Lesson 11

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amenity
A feature that contributes to physical comfort; A feature that increases the attractiveness or value of a location.
averse
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
complacent
So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned.
decompose
to decay or to break down into basic elements
defray
to supply the money for; to pay
emanate
to come out from a source
envisage
to picture in one's mind; to imagine something in the future
facetious
Playfully or inappropriately humorous
fallacy
A false or mistaken idea
furor
an uproar; a state of great anger or excitement
idyll
an episode or experience that is calm and carefree
paucity
scarcity; smallness of number or amount
porous
full of tiny holes; easily penetrated by gas or liquid.
supersede
to replace; to cause to be set aside because of superiority
tangible
real; able to be touched. possible to understand or realize; not vague or uncertain.

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