10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 26

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impetuous
adj. moving with great force or speed; acting hastily, rashly, or on impulse
synchronize
v. to cause to occur at the same time; to cause to agree in rate or speed; to coordinate
arduous
adj. difficult; requiring much effort; laborious
platitude
n. a dull or commonplace remark made as if it were a new idea; a trie saying
insatiable
adj. incapable of being satisfied; greedy
grandiose
adj. grand or great in scope, effect, or intent; magnificent; having and affected or absurd notion of splendor; pompous
enthrall
v. to captivate; to charm; to keep spellbound
sluice
n. a channel for conduction water; a floodgate; v, to wash off with a flood of water
oracular
adj. wise and prophetic; brief and mysterious (remarks)
deluge
n. a great flood; a heavy rainfall; a great amount of something; v. to flood; to overwhelm