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25 terms

The Black Cat Vocab.

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Expedient
Appropriate to a particular purpose
Arrested
Stopped; checked
Apparition
a ghost or specter
Adjacent
next to; adjoining
Docility
Tameness; submissiveness
Rigorous
Harsh; strict
Radical
Carried to the farthest limit
Felicity
Great happiness
Imperceptible
Undetectable; not noticeable
Atrocity
an atrocious action
Succinctly
Concisely; tersely; in a few words
Conflagration
A large and destructive fire
Malevolence
Ill will; wishing evil to others
Jeopardize
Imperil; cause loss or injury
Stupefied
Astounded; overwhelmed with amazement
Allayed
Lessened; diminished; reduced
Sagacious
Shrewd; wise
Irrevocable
Cannot be revoked or retracted
Paltry
Worthless; trifling; unimportant
Perpetual
Eternal; indefinitely long
Scruple
Ethical objection; principle
Equivocal
Ambiguous; questionable
Loathing
Detesting greatly; intense dislike
Perverseness
Condition of turning away from what is right
Gossamer
Delicate; light; insubstantial