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Chapter 4 Vocab.

This is my Chapter 4 vocabulary that will help me study for my test...hehe
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Annul
to reduce to nothing;to make ineffective or inoperative;to declare legally invalid or void
Blase
Indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
Bolster
to support, give boost to;a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post
Deplore
to feel or express regret or disapproval
Frivolous
of little importance, not worthy of serious attention; not meant seriously
Muster
to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon;to amount to, compromise, include; a list of men for military service; a gathering, accumulation
Nonentity
A person or thing of no importance
Obsess
To trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
Ornate
elaborately decorated; showily splendid
Oust
to remove, drive out of a position or place
Peruse
to read thoroughly and carefully
Porous
full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
Promontory
a high point of land extending into water
Prone
lying face down; inclined, likely
Qualm
a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt; a feeling of faintness or nausea
Recourse
A person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
Residue
a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used or removed
Solicitous
Showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something
Staid
Serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct
Sustain
to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of