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vocab level e unit 2

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adroit
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
amicable
(adj.) peaceable, friendly
averse
(adj.) having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
belligerent
(adj.) given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; (n.) one at war, one engaged in war
benevolent
(adj.) kindly, charitable
cursory
(adj.) hasty, not thorough
duplicity
(n.) treachery, deceitfulness
extol
(v.) to praise extravagantly
feasible
(adj.) possible, able to be done
grimace
(n.) a wry facem facial distortion; (v.) to make a wry face
holocaust
(n.) a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
impervious
(adj.) incapable of being penetrated
jeopardy
(n.) danger
meticulous
(adj.) extremely careful; particular about details
impetus
(n.) a moving force
nostalgia
(n.) a longing for something past; homesickness
quintessence
(n.) the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
retrogress
(v.) to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
scrutinize
(v.) to examine closely
tepid
(adj.) lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest