Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Fifteen

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orifice
mouth; opening
hallow
to make holy
perdition
damnation; ruin; hell
chaff
worthless matter
aesthetic
pertaining to beauty
empirical
based on practical experience rather than theory
germane
relevant; fitting
hermetic
tightly sealed
meretricious
attractive in a cheap, flashy way
querulous
complaining; grumbling
flaccid
flabby
hospice
a shelter for travelers, orphans, or the ill or destitute
egregious
remarkably bad; outrageous
ratiocinate
to reason; to think
foment
to stir up; to incite