English Vocabulary #7 (Lewis)

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Improvise(v) to compose or perform without preparation; to construct from available materialsIncite(v) to rouse, stir up, urge onInflux(n) a coming in, inflowPallor(n) an extreme or unnatural palenessPedigree(n) a list of ancestors, family tree; the history or origins of somethingPrecipitous(adj) very steep; abrupt, sharpProfuse(adj) very abundant; given or flowing freelyReconcile(v) to restore to friendship; to settle; to resign (oneself)Shackle(v) to put into chainsThreadbare(adj) shabby, old and worn; frayed, ragged