15 terms

Hutchison Vocab Lesson 13

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inert
unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish
circumvent
to get around; to bypass
clandestine
secret
acquit
to find not guilty of a fault or crime
deprecate
to express strong disapproval of
barrister
lawyer (British)
adulation
excessive praise or admiration
culinary
having to do with the kitchen or cooking
bawdy
indecent; humorously obscene
chastise
to punish severely
jocose
joking; humorous
myriad
Noun - a very large number
Adjective - too numerous to be counted
latent
present, but not active; hidden
pernicious
destructive; deadly
frugal
thrifty; economical in money matters