vocab terms 2

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meretricious
of or relating to a prostitute; attractive in a deceptive manner
replete
fully or abundantly provided or filled; full
indignant
.) filled with anger aroused by something unjust or mean
indigent
impoverished; totally lacking in necessities
perfidious
faithless or disloyal; treacherous
harangue
a bombastic, ranting public speech; to declaim or criticize
cajole
to persuade with flattery; esp. against reluctance
indiscriminate
not marked by careful distinction; haphazard; random
miscreant
one who is unbelieving, heretical; depraved or villainous
tenement
a rented house or dwelling; an apartment (often run down)
avail
to be of use or advantage; to result in; to make use of
prosaic
prose as opposed to poetry; simple; ordinary; unimaginative
cupola
a small structure built on top of a roof
motif
a recurring thematic element in art or literature
languid
drooping from exhaustion, sluggish or weak
patina
green film formed on copper or bronze
impertinent
irreverent; not restrained within proper bounds; rude
discretion
discreet; cautious; ability to make responsible decisions
nascent
coming or having recently come into existence (just conceived)
topiary
the art of trimming or training trees or shrubs into ornamental shapes
calamity
a great misfortune or disaster; a catastrophe
ensconce
settle securely or snugly; to hide securely
grievous
causing grief or great sorrow; causing serious harm
aperitif
an alcoholic drink taken to stimulate the appetite before a meal
impudent
pertaining to impertinence; shamelessly immodest or rude
vestige
a mark, trace or visible evidence; a slight trace
propitious
presenting favorable conditions; auspicious
irrefutable
not refutable; incontrovertible (i.e. can't be proven otherwise
emaciated
abnormally thin; wasted away by starvation or disease
assuage
to make milder or less severe; relieve, ease or mitigate
edify
to instruct or benefit, especially morally or spiritually
voracious
craving or consuming large quantities of food; insatiable; eager
astute
keenly perceptive or discerning; sagacious
ruminate
to chew cud; to meditate or muse; to ponder
morose
gloomily or sullenly ill-humored
disconcerted
disturbed, perturbed or ruffled; confused
pungent
sharply affecting the organs of taste or smell
diffuse
to pour out or spread; to scatter
oscillate
to swing or move from side to side; vacillate
exonumia
small, collectible, non-numismatic items (i.e. tokens, script, chips, etc.)
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