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Vocabulary

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allot
to assign or distribute in shares or portions
amass
to bring together, collect, gather; to come together essemble
audacious
bold, adventourous, recklessly daring
comply
to yeild or a request or command
devoid
not having or using, lacking
elite
the choice partof a group of people things; superior
grapple
an iron hook used to grab and hold; wresle or fight with
incapacitate
to deprive of strength or ability
insitgate
to urge on; stir up, provoke
longevity
long life, long duration
myraid
in very great numbers
perspective
point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally
perturb
to trouble, make uneasy
prodigious
immense,extraordinary in size
relevant
connected with or related
skittish
extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid
tether
a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object
unison
a sounding together; agreement
vie
to strive for victory; to compete
willful
stubbornly self-willed
annul
to declare invalid; to reduce to nothing; to make effective
Blase
having little; unimpressed ot moved; bored as a result of having experienced many pleasures
Bolster
to support, give boost to, to lift
Deplore
to condemn or disapprove strongly
frivolous
silly & trivial, petty; hot and serious in content, attitude, or behaivor
muster
to bring together for service or battle; to gether or summons
nonetity
a person or thing of no importance
obsess
to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
ornate
elaborately decorated; showly splendid
oust
to remove; drive out of a position or place
peruse
to read throughly & carefully
porous
full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
promontory
inclined, likely; laying face down
qualm
gut feeling, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt
Recourse
a person or a thing turned to for help advice
residue
a reminder or leftover that still remains
solicitous
showing concern or care
staid
serious and dignified;quiet or subdued in character or conduct
sustain
support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo
nonchalant
cool and confident, unconcerned
incredulous
not disposed or willing to believe
dumbfounded
speechless because of shock or amazement
vague
not clearly understood or expressed
elite
a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
aloofness
a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
savvy
understandanding;, get the meaning of something
winced
draw back suddenly; flinched
unfathomable
impossible to come to understand
rebellious
resisting control or authority