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Lawther - 11th Grade Power Plus Lesson 13 (Definitions)

Use this set to study the definitions for your power plus lesson 13 test.
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nirvana
N. a condition of great peace or happiness
harlequin
N. a clown
empathy
N. an understanding of another's feelings
brevity
N. briefness; short duration
savant
N. a person of extensive learning; an eminent scholar
offal
N. garbage; waste parts
hoi polloi
N. the common people; the masses
cataract
N. a large waterfall
animosity
N. hatred
impinge
V. to encroach; to trespass
sentient
ADJ. conscious; capable of feeling or perceiving
redundant
ADJ. repetitious; using more words than needed
obsequious
ADJ. excessively submissive or overly attentive
despicable
ADJ. contemptible; hateful
salutary
ADJ. healthful; wholesome