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Vocab 12# 13-25
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Its tropical gardens are full of rare, luxuriant vegetation and exotic fragrance.
Abundant in growth, very fertile.
Though the battle of wills between the two of them is the focus of the film, it generates a paltry amount of drama.
Trifling, petty, worthless.
There is much pedantry, but every so often there is stark beauty.
Act of showing off learning in a manner that is needless and unimaginative.
People should also avoid getting between a cow and her calf as the maternal instinct could make otherwise placid animals aggressive.
The very fact that a politician has strong convictions does not preclude him from being pragmatic.
To make impossible.
The rocky promontory at the top of the waterfall has long been regarded as one of the most romantic viewpoints in the mountains.
Land or rock projecting into a body of water.
I will raze the whole building to the ground, if that's what it takes to prove myself.
To completely destroy.
The secular churches were prominent patrons, as were the leading individual laymen and ecclesiastics.
She felt all her hairs rising as she continued to stare at the static of the television and listen to its noise.
Having no motion, showing little change.
I would want a person of remarkable tact and diplomacy because he will have to work with, and convince, many other able librarians that his advice is heed worthy.
A keen sense for what is appropriate or tasteful in delicate situation.
All the members called him Sloth, which perfectly reflected his sluggish and torpid personality.
Sluggish, inactive, dull.
My father was eventually vindicated, but not before he had spent months in Brixton prison.
Cleared of accusations or charges.
For the life of me I can't understand the vindictive nature of their comments.
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