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20 terms

vocab chap 21-30

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disgorge
to eject from the mouth, vomit
dilapidated
fallen into partial ruin or decay
dolefully
in a mournful or melancholy manner
magnanimous
generous in forgiving an insult or injury
capricious
led by whim, erratic
propitiate
to pacify, to win favor from
languor
physical weakness or faintness
asseverate
to declare earnestly or solemnly
inveterate
confirmed in a habit or practice
perplexity
the state of being bewildered or puzzled
incipient
beginning to exist or appear
plebeian
belonging or pertaining to the common people
diffidence
distrust of one's own ability, shyness
cupidity
eager or inordinate desire, especially for wealth
inveigle
to entice, lure, or ensnare by artful talk
jocose
humorous, playful
spurious
not genuine, aauthentic, or true
pernicious
injurious, hurtful
reticence
silence, reserve
despondency
depression of spirits from loss of hope, dejection