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Vocabulary Days 11-15

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Bewail
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over
Destitute
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life
Detract
v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of
Emancipate
v. To set free from slavery; to liberate
Extol
v. To praise highly
Flamboyant
adj. Excessively showy; unrestrained
Impetus
n. A driving force; anything that causes an action
Insuperable
adj. Incapable of being overcome or defeated
Intermittent
adj. Not continuous; happening at intervals
Maxim
n. A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying
Obligatory
adj. Required or demanded
Plumb
v. To measure the depth of water; to reach the deepest part of; to solve
Vagabond
n. A person who wanders from place to place
Visage
n. A face, especially one that expresses feelings
Wheedle
v. To coax by sly persuasion
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