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30 terms

READING COMP III: MATCHING

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Filial
Daughter or son of a parent's or parents' offspring
Chagrin
Feeling of disappointment, distress, or embarrassment
Cede
Yield or Give up, to transfer or render, title to
Proficient
Advanced in a particular art or science; skilled; expert; qualified
Precipate
To cause something to happen; to bring about quickly or suddenly; reckless; rash; acting hastily or impulsively
Remission
A release from a debt or duty; a lessening of intensity; a diminishing
Interpose
To put between; to insert between parts; to interject between parts; to interject during a conversation' to intervene
Debonoir
Graceful, CHARMING, and Smooth; Seemingly carefree
Blithe
Happy, joyful, carefree
Intrinsic
Belonging to a thing by its essential nature; inherent
Purport
To claim to be or do something; the apparent purpose or main idea of something
Demeanor
Outward behavior; manner of conduct; bearing
Syndicate
A group of persons or companies united to carry out some enterprise or business; to form such an association
Abashed
To make uneasy or ashamed; to embarrass
Guise
Outward appearance; a costume; a style or dress
Allure
Charm; to fascinate; to tempt with something desirable
Auspicious
Marked by signs of success or good fortune; favorable
Immemorial
Reaching back beyond the bounds of memory; extremely old
Deference
A yielding in judgment opinion, or wishes to another; courteous respect
Integral
Pertaining to a part of the whole; complete; essential
Furtive
Stealthy, Secretive; sneaky
Mercenary
Desiring money only; greedy; a paid soldier who will fight for any country for money
Permeate
To pass through openings or pores; to penetrate; to spread throughout
Accost
To approach someone and speak first
Polace
The masses; the common people; a population
Rapacious
Greedy; Plundering
Recalcitrant
Stubbornly disobedient; defiant; difficult to deal with
Appraisal
An expert valuation; an assessment; an estimate of quality or quantity
Proletrian
Of or belonging to the working class; a person belonging
Pernicious
Very harmful; highly injurious; evil; causing moral harm