unit 3 vocab

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nefarious(adj.) wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standardspiquant(adj.) stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocativeprimordial(adj.) developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basicpropinquity(n.) nearness in place or time; kinshipsubstantive(adj.) real, having a solid basis; considerable in number or amount; meaningful and on topicunwonted(adj.) not usual or expected; not in characterutopian(adj.) founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impracticalverbiage(n.) language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expressionverdant(adj.) green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgmentviscious(adj.) having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity