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Flocabulary #3 List

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daunting
(adj.) intimidating
feral
(adj.) savage, wild, untamed
abhor
(v.) to hate, loathe
destitute
(adj.) impoverished
abject
(adj.) of the most miserable or contemptible
domicile
(n.) a residence, a home
derelict
(adj.) run-down, abandoned
defunct
(adj.) no longer used or existing
requisition
(n.) a demand for goods, often by an authority
renovate
(v.) to restore, return to original state
affluent
(adj.) rich, wealthy
raze
(v.) to demolish
reprehensible
(adj.) deserving of criticism
dilapidated
(adj.) in a state of disrepair
exacerbate
(v.) to make more violent, intense
pacify
(v.) to soothe, ease
allay
(v.) to soothe, assuage
assuage
(v.) to ease, pacify
sedate
(v.) to calm, soothe
sobriety
(n.) moderation from excess, or calm tranquility
agoraphobia
(n.) an abnormal fear of open or public places
claustrophobia
(n.) an abnormal fear of closed or crowded places
diaphanous
(adj.) transparent, light, airy
harrowing
(adj.) agonizing, distressing
strenuous
(adj.) requiring tremendous strength or energy
canvas
(n.) a piece of cloth on which an artist paints
ascetic
(n.) one who practices restraint as a means of self-discipline, usually religious
quaint
(adj.) old-fashioned
reel
(v.) to be thrown off balance or feel dizzy
redoubtable
(adj.) formidable, commanding respect
formidable
(adj.) arousing fear of alarm
austere
(adj.) very bare, bleak, simple
taciturn
(adj.) not inclined to talk
enervate
(v.) to weaken, make weary
abscond
(v.) to sneak away and hide
desolate
(adj.) deserted, lifeless
despondent
(adj.) discouraged, hopeless, depressed
forlorn
(adj.) lonely, hopeless