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VOCAB QUIZ 4 MISTA J

mista j's fourth quiz
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Paragon
a model of excellence or perfection
Paucity
scarcity
Latent
potential but not manifest; hidden
Laudatory
expressing praise
Perfunctory
done routinely and with little interest or case
Premonition
anticipation of an event without conscious reasoning
Raze
destroy completely
Recant
publicly withdraw of repudiate a belief or statement
Protean
readily assuming different shapes or roles
Relegate
assign to a position of inconsequence or oblivion
Opulent
luxurious; lavish
Vicissitude
a fluctuation of state or condition; change
Permeate
spread through
Vigilance
alert watchfulness
Stymie
present an obstacle to; stand in the way of
Supine
lying on the back
Respite
interval of rest of relief
Revile
abuse verbally
Salient
standing out conspicuously; prominent
Terse
concise
Sanguine
optimistic
Repugnant
exciting distaste of aversion; loathsome
Schism
division; separation
Literal
taking words in their usual or primary sense
Reprehensible
deserving severe criticism