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Analog 2-3 Trimester 2 Harrington

This is for Analog 2-3 Trimester 2 Harrington.
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abrogate
(v) to repeal, to cancel; to do away with.
abstinent
(adj) practicing abstinence or refraining from something like food or drink
accolade
(n) a ceremony to mark the recognition of special merit; a mark of acknowledgment like a reward
acronym
(n) a word formed from the first letters of other words:
adulate
(v) to flatter
aesthetic
(adj) sensitive to beauty
agnostic
(n) a person who thinks it is impossible to know whether there is a God or a future life
altruism
(n) concern for the welfare of others
amorphous
(adj) shapeless
anachronism
(n) something occurring in the wrong time
artisan
(n) a skilled craftsperson
askew
(adj) not symmetrical, awry; not straight
belligerent
(adj) hostile
bumptious
(adj) arrogant; pushy
cantankerous
(adj) contentious, perverse, grouchy
cauldron
(n) a large kettle
charlatan
(n) an imposter, a fraud or pretender
churlish
(adj) surly, boorish, miserly, unmannerly
clement
(adj) lenient, merciful, mild usually refers to the weather
construe
(v) to understand or explain the sense or orientation of; interpret
contrite
(adj) remorseful
convivial
(adj) sociable, jovial
corsair
(n) a privateer, a pirate; a pirate ship
coterie
(n) a group which gathers for social purposes; social circle, clique
crone
(n) a withered old woman
crypt
(n) an underground chamber, vault serving as burial place
diaphanous
(adj) delicate, transparent
disconcerting
(adj) upsetting, frustrating
dissonance
(n) a harsh or unpleasant sound or combination of sounds; lack of agreement, discord
docile
(adj) teachable, tractable
dolt
(n) a stupid, slow-witted person
denouement
(n) the outcome of a plot in a drama or story
dotard
(n) a person in his or her dotage or second childhood; a senile person
elucidate
(v) to make clear, to explain
emporium
(n) a trading center, a large store, a market place
entourage
(n) surroundings, environment; a group of attendants
estrange
(v) to remove; to turn away, to alienate
fervent
(adj) hot, burning, ardent
fiscal
(adj) having to do with public money, financial
florid
(adj) rosy, ruddy, highly colored
fractious
(adj) unruly, rebellious, peevish, fretful
gossamer
(n) a thin, filmy cloth (adj) light, thin, airy
gregarious
(adj) fond of company, sociable; living in herds or flocks
gustatory
(adj) pertaining to the sense of taste
hamlet
(n) a small group of houses in the country; in capitalized form, Shakespeare's Prince of Denmark
hedonism
(n) the doctrine that pleasure is the principal good and should be the aim of action
heinous
(adj) extremely wicked, abominable
homonym
(n) a word with the same pronunciation as another but with a different meaning and usually different spelling: bore and boar
hoyden
(n) a boisterous girl, a tomboy; (adj) tomboyish
imbibe
(v) to drink, to absorb
immolate
(v) to offer or kill, as a sacrifice
indigence
(n) poverty, neediness
ingenuous
(adj) showing innocent or childlike simplicity, naïve
inundate
(v) to overflow, to flood
insidious
(adj) plotting treacherously; crafty, wily, lying in wait
irascible
(adj) easily angered, quick tempered
lethargic
(adj) abnormally drowsy, dull, sluggish
litigation
(n) the process of carrying on a lawsuit
lugubrious
(adj) mournful, dismal
malign
(v) to defame, to speak evil of; (adj) malevolent