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10 terms

Vocab 9

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discern
to detect or perceive with the eyes or intellect, ascertain, detect
disdain
to regard or treat with contempt, haughty contempt, despise, arrogance
abstract
considered apart from concrete existence, deep, theorethical
temperate
exercising moderation and self-restraint, abstemious, continent
enigma
one that is puzzling, ambiguous, inexplicable, mystery
inevitable
impossible to avoid or prevent, definite, certain, fixed
eccentric
departing from a conventional patter, antic, erratic, grotesque
futile
having no useful result, barren, unavailing
benevolent
having or showing charitable acts, benign, amiable
pious
reverently observant of religion, devoted, sacred