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English Vocab. Lesson 4

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civil
adequately polite; mannerly; genteel; courteous
condense
reduce the extent of; express in fewer words; compress; abridge
culpable
deserving censure; blameworthy; guilty; reprehensible
delectable
very pleasing; delightful; delicious; luscious
edible
fit for eating; eatable; comestible
garrulous
inclined to chatter to excess; especially about unimportant matters; talkative; loquacious
gist
main point of a matter; essence; core; pith
insolent
boldly disrespectful; insulting; impertinent; impudent; rude
irk
annoy; irritate; disgust; exasperate; vex
knack
special skill for doing something; gift; talent; flair
literate
able to read and write; educated; cultured
mock
treat with scorn or contempt; ridicule; taunt; deride
obliging
ready to do favors; good-natured; amiable; accommodating
prevail
be victorious; become dominant; triumph; predominate
quell
put an end to; suppress; crush; extinguish
queue
line of people or vehicles waiting their turn; file; line
relish
take pleasure in; like the taste of; savor; enjoy; like
resolution
firmness of purpose; determination; resolve
verge
point beyond which something happens; edge; brink; threshold
whim
sudden odd idea or desire; passing notion; fancy; caprice