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This is for English Vocab 30 Quiz.

attenuate (verb)

a. to make slender, fine, or small - b. to reduce in force, value, amount, or degree

diaphanous (adjective)

a. of such fine texture as to be transparent - b. vague; lacking substance

effulgent (adjective)

shining brilliantly; radiant; brightly

encumber (verb)

a. to put a heavy load on; to burden or weigh down - b. to hinder; to impede

evanescent (adjective)

vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor; fleeting

palpable (adjective)

a. capable of being handled, touched, or felt - b. obvious; easily perceived; noticeable

permeate (verb)

a. to spread or flow throughout - b. to pass through the openings or spaces of

pliant (adjective)

a. easily bent or flexed - b. easily altered or modified; adaptable - c. yielding easily to influence or domination

ponderous (adjective)

a. heavy; difficult to carry due to weight or bulk - b. lacking grace ad fluency

viscous (adjective)

sticky and think; resistant to flow

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