3rd Quarter Words

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inhibit
to hold in check, restrain, or suppress.
gamut
a range or spectrum.
poignant
touching, sharp or piercing to the emotions.
velocity
the rate of motion of an object.
spurt
a sudden burst of energy or activity.
abstract
not concrete; not able to be touched, seen, etc.
apprehensive
fearful or timid.
vulnerable
open to harm or injury.
comprehend
to understand.
utilize
to make use of.
phenomena
something able to be perceived by the senses and scientific
instruments.
feasible
reasonable, workable, or doable.
myriad
a very large number, or many.
disperse
to scatter or distribute.
definitive
final and conclusive.
entail
to involve, cause, or require.
trivial
of little worth or importance.
retention
the faculty of remembering ideas or information.
elicit
to call forth or bring out.
dormant
inactive or inoperative; asleep.
aura
an invisible atmosphere surrounding a person or place.
lapse
a lack of attention or effort.
augment
to increase or make larger.
subsistence
a level which is just enough to maintain life.
deleterious
harmful or injurious.
intermittent
sporadic, occurring from time to time.
inevitable
unable to be avoided, it will occur.
deprive
to withhold or to take away from.
tantalize
to tease or torment.
conventional
customary or usual.