15 terms

Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 11

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amenity
1) a feature that contributes to physical comfort
2) a feature that increases the attractiveness or value of a location
3) acts of social courtesy
averse
having a feeling of opposition or distaste
complacent
so self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned
decompose
to decay or to break down into basic elements
defray
to supply the money for; to pay
emanate
to come out from a source
envisage
to picture in one's mind, to imagine something in the future
facetious
playfully or inappropriately humorous
fallacy
a false or mistaken idea
furor
an uproar; a state of great anger or excitement
idyll
an episode or experience that is calm and carefree
paucity
scarcity; smallness in number or amount
porous
full of tiny holes or spaces; easily penetrated by gas or liquid
supersede
to replace; to cause to be set aside because of superiority
tangible
1) real; able to be touched
2) possible to understand or realize; not vague or uncertain