14 terms

Vocab Marathon 2

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affluent
adjective - having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
confluence
noun - a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
effluent
noun - water mixed with waste matter
apprehensive
adjective - in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
prehensile
adjective - adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object
reprehensible
adjective - deserving blame or punishment
expurgate
verb - edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
purgative
adjective - cleansing
purge
verb - rid of impurities
purgatory
noun - a temporary condition of torment or suffering
acrimonious
adjective - marked by strong resentment or cynicism
flu (root)
flow
prehend (root)
to seize
purg (root)
to clean or cleanse