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15 terms

Vocab Unit 7

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adventitious
adj. Happening or carried on by change rather than on purpose; accidental
aver
v. To state or assert to be the case or truth
capitulate
v. To surrender; to cease resisting to
consternation
n. Feelings of anxiety or dismay often at something unexpected
enmity
n. The state or feeling of being actively opposed
foment
v. To instigate; generally a negative connotation
hackneyed
adj. Overused, usually in terms of phrases or ideas
languid
adj. Lacking energy or vitality; showing little or no animation
martial
adj. Of, relating to, or like war or fighting
portent
v. To serve as a sign or warning that something, especially something momentous, is about to happen
propriety
n. Conformity to generallly current usages and customs
recapitulate
v. To repeat in concise form; to summarize; to reiterate
surreptitious
adj. Kept secret because it would not be approved of
transmute
v. To change from one nature, form, substance or state into another
veracity
n. Conformity to fact