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20 terms

vocab week 28

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avarice
extreme greed for material wealth
bedlam
pejorative terms for an insane asylum
cacophony
loud confusing disagreeable sounds
compatible
capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
disgruntled
in a state of sulky dissatisfaction
equanimity
steadiness of mind under stress
eradicate
kill in large numbers
exploit
use or manipulate to one's advantage
impede
block passage through
infallible
incapable of failure or error
insatiable
impossible to satiate or satisfy
irrational
not consistent with or using reason
moribund
on the point of death
nadir
the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
panacea
hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases
propinquity
the property of being close together
revere
a lapel on a woman's garment
sedate
cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
serenity
a disposition free from stress or emotion
vulnerable
susceptible to physical or emotional injury