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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 5

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abtruse
adj. Difficult to understand.
accrue
v. 1. To arise or increase as a natural result or growth, usually used with to or from.
2. To come as a regular addition.
acquiesce
v. to accept as inevitable; to comply passively.
besmirch
v. To stain or tarnish; to make dirty.
explicit
adj. Fully and clearly expressed, leaving nothing merely implied.
histrionic
adj. Purposely affected; theatrical.
n. pl. Exaggerated displays of emotion, intended to produce an effect or response.
impropriety
n. 1. The quality or state of being improper or unsuitable.
2. Something that is improper.
inveigle
v. 1. To lure or trick into doing something.
2. To obtain by flattery or trickery.
penitent
adj. Sorry for having done wrong.
probity
n. Honesty; trustworthiness; adherence to virtue.
purport
v. To give or present the often false impression of being someone or intending something.
repercussion
n. An unforseen or indirect result or effect of an event.
revelation
n. Something that is made known or revealed, often coming as a surprise.
surfeit
n. An overabundant supply; an excess.
unsavory
adj. 1. Having an unpleasant look, taste, or smell.
2. Morally offensive.