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25 terms

Vocabulary 2

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adulterate
verb: to corrupt, to make worse by the addition of something
ambidextrous
adj: able to use both hands equally well OR very skillful OR deceitful, hypocritical
augment
verb: to make larger, increase
bereft
adj: deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
deploy
verb: to position or arrange, to utilize, to form
dour
adj: stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
fortitude
noun: courage in facing difficulties
gape
verb: to stare with an open mouth, to open the mouth wide
gibe
verb:to utter taunting words
noun:an expression of scorn
guise
noun: an external appearance, cover, mask
insidious
adj: intended to deceive or entrap, sly, treacherous
intimation
noun: a hint, and indirect suggestion
opulent
adj: wealthy, luxurious, ample, grandiose
pliable
adj: easily bent, flexible, easily influence-can apply to a person or a material
reiterate
verb: to say again, repeat
stolid
adj. not easily moved mentally or emotionally, dull, unresponsive-Charles is a good example of this
tentative
adj: experimental in nature, uncertain, hesitant
unkempt
adj: not combed, untidy, not properly maintained, unpolished, rude
verbatim
adj or adv: word for word, exactly as written or spoken
warily
adv: cautiously, with great care
bucolic
adj: rural, pastoral-implies serenity and simple contentment
sanguine
adj: reddish OR cheerful
ad hominem
unknown: to attack a person instead of discussing the issue at hand
dogma
noun: a belief one refuses to compromise on
duplicitous
adj: two-faced, intentionally deceptive