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Vocabulary Level F Unit 1,2,3

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Approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinon, praise; official approval
Assuage
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
Coalition
a combination, uninon, or merger for some specific purpose
Decadence
decline, decay, or deterioration' a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
Elicit
to draw forth, bring out from some source
Expostulate
to attempt to dissuade someone from soem course or decision by earnest reasoning
Hackneyed
used so often as to lack freshness or originality
Hiatus
a gap, opening break
Innuendo
a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference
Intercede
to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
Jaded
wearied, worn out, dulled
Lurid
causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
Meritorious
worthy, deserving recognition and praise
Petulant
peevish, annoyed by triffles, easily irritated and upset
Prerogative
a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence
Provincial
pertaining to any outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, palin design that originated in the countryside, narrowminded, naive
Simulate
to make a pretnece of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
Transcend
to rise above or beyond, exceed
Umbrage
shade by trees; foilage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or pwer; offence, resentment; a vague suspicion
Unctuous
excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable
Ameliorate
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Aplomb
poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
Bombastic
pompus or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
Callow
without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
Drivel
saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense
Epitome
a summary, condensed account; an instant that represents a larger reality; model
Exhort
to urge strongly, advise earnestly
Ex officio
by virtue of holding a certain office
Infringe
to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds, intrude
Ingratiate
to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others
Interloper
one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder
Intrinsic
belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part; organic
Inveigh
to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
Lassitude
weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
Millennium
a period of one thousand years; a period of great joy
Occult
mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means
Permeate
to spread thorugh, penetrate, soak through
Precipitate
to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to
Stringent
strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
Surmise
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess
Abominate
to have intense dislike or hatred for
Acculturation
the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend
Adventitious
Resulting from chance rather than from an ingerent cause of character; accidental, not essential
Ascribe
to assign or refer to
Circuitous
Roundabout, not direct
Commisterate
to sympathize with
Enjoin
to direct or order
Expedite
to make easy, cause to progress faster. to speedup
Expiate
to make amends, make up for; to avert
Ferment
a state of great excitement. agitation, or turbulence
Inadvertent
resulting from or makred by lack of attention; unintentional, accidental
Nominal
existing in name only, not real; too small to be considered or taken seriously
Noncommittal
not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or not
Peculate
to steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use
Proclivity
a natural or habitual inclination or tendency, natural bent
Sangfroid
composure or coolness
Seditious
resistant to lawful authority
Tenuous
thin, slender, not dense, flimsy
Vitriolic
bitter, sarcastic; highly caustic or biting
Wheedle
to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end