10 terms

English Vocab Week 8


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abrogate (v)
to repeal or do away with, to abolish formally/legally
ignoble (adj)
not honorable in character or purpose
impasse (n)
a situation where no progress is possible
inalienable (adj)
Incapable of being transferred/surrendered
laconic (adj)
concise and brief to the point of seeming rude
narcissism (n)
the excessive desire in oneself; self-absorption, self-love
nefarious (adj)
wicked or criminal; villainous
paltry (adj)
small or meager; insufficient, not enough
pedantic (adj)
caring to too much for formalities; meticulous, picky
supplicant (n)
person making a humble plea