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21 terms

McCoy Vocab 13

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ad infinitum; adv
endlessly
apportion; verb
to divide and give out in shares
bona fide; adj
genuine; sincere
buoyant; adj
able to float easily; able to hold things up; cheerful, hopeful
clique; noun
a small, exclusive group of people
concede; verb
to admit as true; to yield, submit
congenial; adj
getting on well with others; agreeable, pleasant
lofty; adj
very high, noble
migration; noun
a movement from one country or region to another
perceive; verb
to be aware of through the senses, observe; to grasp mentally
perverse; adj
inclined to go against what is expected; stubborn; turned away from what is good and proper
prelude; noun
an introduction ; that which comes before or leads off
rancid; adj
stale, spoiled
rustic; adj
country-like; simple, plain; awkward
rustic; noun
one who lives in the country
sever; verb
to divide into parts
sordid; adj
wretchedly poor; run-down; mean or selfish
untenable; adj
not capable of being held or defended; impossible to maintain
versatile; adj
able to do many things well; capable of many uses
vindicate; verb
to clear from hint of charge of wrongdoing; to defend successfully against opposition; to justify
wane; verb
to lose size, strength, or power