english vocabulary unit 2

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interloperone who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruderintrinsic(adj.) belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or partinveigh(v.) to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapprovallassitude(n.) weariness of body or mind, lack of energymillenniuma period of time of one thousand yearsoccult(adj.) secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means; mysterious, magical, uncanny; (v.) to hide, cover up; eclipse; (n.) matters involving the supernaturalpermeate(v.) to spread through, penetrate, soak throughprecipitate(v.) to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height, to give distinct form to; (adj.) characterized by excessive haste; (n.) moisture; the product of an action or processstringent(adj.) strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the tastesurmise(v.) to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess; (n.) likely idea that lacks definite proof