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10 terms

Vocabulary Lesson 28

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panacea
n. a supposed remedy for all diseases or problems; a cure-all
fallible
adj. capable of erring or making a mistake
concerted
adj. mutually agreed upon; done together; combined
vilify
v. to abuse verbally; to slander; to speak badly of
encroach
v. to intrude gradually upon the property or rights of another; to trespass
innocuous
adj. harmless; having no injurious or adverse effects; lacking impact
abominable
adj. detestable; horrid; vile; totally unpleasant
insular
adj. having to do with islands or life on an island; isolated; narrow minded
vegetate
v. to grow or sprout as a plant does; to lead a monotonous, inactive life
defile
v. to spoil; to make disgusting