Vocabulary Ch. 4-7

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Facetious
playful in meaning, not seriously
Prodigal
to a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree
Appalling
struck with fear, dread, or consternation
Imprecations
the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
Vindictive
showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt
Careening
pitching dangerously to one side
Querulous
habitually complaining
Battery
group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
Sagacious
acutely insightful and wise