25 terms

Lesson 3 Vocab

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Abstruse
difficult to understand
Affable
friendly, amiable, courteous
Audacity
boldness, daring spirit
Contrite
deeply apologetic
Credulous
believing on slight proof
Depravity
corrupt nature, wickedness
Deprecate
to belittle, express disapproval
Didactic
instructive, intended to teach
Dormant
inactive, sleeping
Erudite
scholarly, learned
Exotic
foreign, unfamiliar
Fuse
mix, join, melt together
Enigmatic
obscure, mysterious
Immutable
unchanging, permanent
Loathe
detest, hate
Mitigate
make less severe
Nullify
void, negate, invalidate
Pacifistic
opposed to war or use of force or violence
Pretentious
pompous, ostentatious, showy
Prologue
introductory action
Recant
withdraw, revoke, recall, deny
Servile
overly submissive, slavish
Trepidation
anxiety, nervous anticipation
Vilify
defame, slander, abuse, speak badly of
Incorrigible
incapable of being reformed, not easily changed or influenced