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VOCAB WORKSHOP LEVEL G UNIT 5

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acuity
(n.) sharpness (particularly of mind or senses)
delineate
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail, to represent pictorially
depraved
(adj,) marked by evil or corruption, devoid of moral principles
enervate
(v.) to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of; enfeeble, hamstring
esoteric
(adj.) intended or understood by only a select few, private, secret
fecund
(adj.) fruitful in offspring or vegitation; intellectually productive
fiat
(n.) an arbitrary order of decree; a command or act of will or consciousness
figment
(n.) a fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion
garner
(v.) to aquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away as for further use
hallow
(v.) to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere
idiosyncrasy
(n.) a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify
ignominy
(n.) shame and disgrace
mundane
(adj.) earthly, worldy, relating to practical and material affairs; concerened with what is ordinary
nuance
(n.) a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference
overweening
(adj.) conceited, presumptuous; excessive, immoderate
penchant
(n.) a strong attraction or inclination
reputed
(adj.) according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance or good reputation; (part.) alleged
sophistry
(n.) reasoning that sounds plausible but is actually unsound; a fallacy
sumptuous
(adj.) costly, rich, magnificent
ubiquitous
(adj.) present or existing everywhere