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20 terms

Vocab Unit 5

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assert
v. to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully
ample
adj. more then enough, large, spacious
epitaph
n. a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
plausible
adj. appearing true, reasonable, or fair
cower
v. to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
sequel
n. that which follows, a result; a literary work or film continueing the story of one written or made earlier
pulverize
v. to grind or pound to a powder or dust; to destroy or overcome (as though by smashing into fragments)
ethical
adj. having to do with morals, values, right and wrong, in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase.
facetious
adj. humorous, not meant seriously
jurisdiction
n. an area of authority or control; the right to administer justice
prodigal
adj. wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant.- n. one who is wasteful and self indulgent
plebeian
adj. common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class. (n)-a common person, member of the lowest class.
volatile
adj. highly changeable, fickle, tending to become violent or explosive; changing readily from the liquid into the gaseous state
proximity
n. nearness, closeness
apparition
n. a ghost or ghostly figure, an unexplained or unusual appearance
disdain
v. to look upon with scorn, to refuse scornfully. n-a feeling of content
indiscriminate
adj. without restraint or control, unselective
intrigue
n. crafty dealings, underhanded plotting. v-to form and carry out plots, to puzzle or excite the curiosity.
inaudible
adj. not able to be heard
aghast
adj. filled with amazement, disgust, fear or terror.