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12 terms

English 10 Vocab 5

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Desolate (adj.)
barren or laid waste; deprived or destitute of inhabitants; deserted; solitary; lonely
Elusive (adj.)
clear perception or complete mental grasp; hard to express or define;
Tentative (adj.)
experimental; unsure; uncertain; hesitant
Tumult (n.)
violent and noisy commotion or disturbance of a crowd or mob; uproar; riot
Portentous (adj.)
ominously significant or indicative; momentous
Irreverent (adj.)
disrespectful
Vicarious (adj.)
taking the place of another person or thing; acting or serving as a substitute
Rancor (n.)
bitter; hatred;
Formidable (adj.)
causing fear, apprehension, or dread; difficult to defeat
Indiscernible (adj.)
that cannot be seen or perceived clearly; imperceptible
In cahoots
in partnership; in league
Garrulous (adj.)
excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner