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Wordly Wise List 9

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advent
n. A coming or arrival
blase
adj. Indifferent to what others might find pleasurable
bravado
n. An ostentatious display of bravery; defiant or swaggering behavior.
disparate
adj. 1. Containing or made up of fundamentally different and often incongruous elements
2. Showing a marked difference or inequality
domicile
n. One's house or place of residence
fabricate
n. 1. To make by putting parts together; to construct
2. To invent in order to deceive
itinerant
adj. Traveling from place to place
n. One who goes from place to place
lilliputian
adh. Extremely small or appearing to be so
phobia
n. A strong irrational fear
proclivity
n. A strong inclination toward something
projectile
n. An object impelled with force or self-propelled through the air
queasy
adj. 1. Causing nausea or tending to be nauseous
2. Causing or experiencing uneasiness; squeamish
reciprocate
v. To exchange in kind; to repay
adj. reciprocal
n. reciprocity
relegate
v. 1. To put out of sight or mind; demote
2. To assign for a decision or further action
vertigo
n. Dizziness or a tilting, spinning sensation