15 terms

Honors Semester One: List #1

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piety (noun)
religious devotion
taciturn (adj.)
not fond of talking; reserved in speech
eccentric (adj.)
odd, peculiar
malevolent (adj.)
wishing evil or harm on others; spiteful
nebulous (adj.)
unclear, vague
erratic (adj.)
irregular
condescension (noun)
a haughty or patronizing attitude
contentious (adj.)
argumentative
auspicious (adj.)
favorable; prosperous
predilection (noun)
a preference or partiality toward something
assuaged (verb)
lessened
benevolent (adj.)
kindly, charitable
inquisitive (adj.)
asking many questions; curious
edification (noun)
moral or spiritual improvement
unfathomable (adj.)
unable to understand fully; incomprehensible