15 terms

Unit 3 Vocabulary Definitions Level G (Grimm Exam)

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cavort
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
credence
(n.) belief, mental acceptance
decry
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
distraught
(adj.) very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
eulogy
(n.) a formal statement of commendation; high praise
evince
(v.) to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
exhume
(v.) to remove from a grave; to bring to light
feckless
(adj.) lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable
murky
(adj.) dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
nefarious
(adj.) wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
propinquity
(n.) nearness in place or time; kinship
unwonted
(adj.) not usual or expected; not in character
utopian
(adj.) founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical
verdant
(adj.) green in tiny or color; immature in experience or judgement
viscous
(adj.) having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity