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20 terms

Level G, Unit Three: Definitions

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cavort
to romp or prance around exuberantly
credence
belief, mental acceptance
decry
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
dissemble
to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
distraught
very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
eulogy
a formal statement of commendation; high praise
evince
to display clearly, to make evident; to provoke
exhume
to remove from a grave; to being to light
feckless
lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak, irresponsible, unreliable
murky
dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
nefarious
wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
piquant
stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent
primordial
developed or created at the very beginning, going back to the most ancient times
propinquity
nearness in place or time; kinship
substantive
real, having a solid basis; considerable in number or amount; meaningful and on topic
unwonted
not usual or expected; not in character
utopian
founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical
verbiage
language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness
verdant
green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgment
viscous
having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity