Lesson 11 Wordly Wise Flashcards

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Amenity
1. A feature that contributes to physical comfort
2. A feature that that increases the attractiveness or value of a location
3. An act of social courtesy
Averse
1. Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
Complacent
1. So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned
Decompose
1. To decay or to break down into basic elements
Defray
1. To supply the money for; to pay
Emanate
1. To come out from a source
Envisage
1. To picture in one's mind; to imagine something in the future
Facetious
1. Playfully or inappropriately humorous
Fallacy
1. A false or mistaken idea
Furor
1. An uproar; a state of great anger or excitement
Idyll
1. An episode or experience that is calm and carefree
Paucity
1. Scarcity; smallness in number or amount
Porous
1. Full of tiny holes or spaces; easily penetrated by gas or liquid
Supersede
1. To replace; to cause to be set aside because superiority
Tangible
1. Real; able to be touched
2. Possible to understand or realize; not vague or uncertain

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