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80 terms

3rd Quarter English Final

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Impresario
One who presents cultural series; organizer
Extortion
Getting money by threats
Adverse
Unfavorable; harmful
Asset
Valuable thing to have
Bigot
Narrow minded; prejudiced person
Blatant
Disagreeably loud; showy
Entourage
Group of attendants; followers
Virulent
Full of hate; harmful
Venom
Poison; spite; malice
Spew
Throw up, vomit
Loath
Unwilling, reluctant
Solicit
To beg, seek earnestly
Astute
Keen, shrewd
Advocate
To be in favor with
Ineffectual
Not effective
Scrutinize
Examine closely
Nefarious
Villainous; vicious
Amicable
Friendly; peaceful
Vexatious
Annoying
Malady
Disease
Inclement
Unfavorable; stormy; harsh
Peruse
Read carefully
Premonition
Forewarning
Desist
Cease
Recoil
Draw back
Pertinent
To the point, appropriate
Mastiff
Large dog
Obsess
To haunt, preoccupy
Doleful
Sad, melancholy
Wan
Sickly pale
Histrionics
Display of emotions
Elusive
Hard to grasp
Frustrate
Counteract; foil; thwart
Symptomatic
Having to do with signs or symptoms
Interject
Insert; interrupt
Inert
Without power to move
Salient
Outstanding; prominent
Imminent
Likely to happen; threatening
Squeamish
Easily shocked
Engrossed
Absorbed
Poignant
Moving; painful to the feelings
Inundate
To flood; to swamp
Fruitless
Useless
Garbled
confused, mixed up
Sanguine
Optimistic; hopeful
Phlegmatic
Calm; hard to rouse to action; sluggish
Corroborate
Confirm; support
Comprehensive
Thourough
Zealous
Enthusiastic
Coerce
Force
Elapse
Slip by; pass by
Meticulous
Careful
Domicile
Home
Lax
Careless; Negligent
Sporadic
Occasional
Rash
Too hasty; reckless
Conjecture
Guess
Obviate
Do away with; eliminate
Lurid
Sensational
Quip
Joke
Diatribe
Bitter criticism
Inhibition
Restraint
Fortuitous
Accidental
Incoherent
Disjointed
Ilk
Kind; sort
Prestigious
Illustrious; well-known
Placard
Poster
Integral
Essential
Remuneration
Reward; pay
Nominal
Slight; in name only
Expunge
Erase
Flamboyant
Showy; colorful
Anathema
Something greatly detested; curse
Schism
Split
Utopia
Place of perfection
Timorous
Fearful
Truncated
Cut short
Jaunty
Sprightly; gay
Fractious
Quarrelsome
Ostentatious
Showy