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20 terms

Vocab unit 10

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accrue
v. to grow or accumulate over time, collect
annotation
n. a critical or explanatory note or comment
bedlam
n. a state or scene of uproar and confusion, commotion
covert
adj. hidden; n. a sheltered place, a hiding place
debonair
adj. pleasant, courteous, carefree
dun
v. to demand insistently, pester; n. a creditor; adj. dark, dull
efficacious
adj. effective, powerful
equanimity
n. calmness, composure, tranquility
fortuitous
adj. accidental, unplanned
gist
n. the essential part, the main part
gratuitous
adj. freely given,voluntary
imperious
adj. overbearing, arrogant
invective
n. abusive language; adj. abusive
motley
adj. showing great variety, n.a jester's costume, a jester
munificent
adj. extremely generous, lavish
procrastinate
v. to delay, put off until later
provocative
adj. tending to produce a strong feeling or response
recondite
adj exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
reprobate
n. a depraved, vicious person; v. to disapprove of, adj. wicked
sedentary
adj. characterized by or calling for continued sitting, static