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Vocabulary Workshop 12

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abound
to be plentiful, be filled
braggart
a boaster; boastful in a loud annoying way
cache
a hiding place; something hidden or stored
clarification
the act of making clear or understandable, an explanation
despondent
sad,without hope, discouraged
embezzle
to steal property entrusted to one's care
heartrending
causing mental pain or grief
leisurely
unhurried, taking plenty of time; an easygoing or unhurried way
lethargic
unnaturally sleepy ; dull,slow moving; indifferent
malady
a sickness, illness, disease, or disorder
mellow
ripe, well matured; soft sweet, and rich ; gentle, pleasant; to become gentle and sweet
nomadic
wandering, moving about from place to place
piecemeal
one piece at a time;gradually
quest
a search, hunt, to search, seek, ask
random
by chance, not planned or prearranged, irregular
rant
to speak wildly and noisily, loud ,violent talk
reinforce
to make stronger with new materials or support
seclusion
isolation from others, solitude
status
a person's condition or position in the eyes of the law; relative rank or standing, especially in society; prestige
turmoil
a state of great confusion or disorder; mental strain or agitation