Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Five

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bizarre
extremely unusual; strange
bungle
to ruin something through clumsiness
deduce
to conclude by reasoning; to infer
dynamic
energetic; intense; forceful; continuously active or changing
irrelevant
unimportant to the matter at hand
loiter
to linger without an apparent purpose
obstinate
stubborn
scrutinize
to examine in great detail
stunt
to limit or hinder growth; an unusual or dangerous feat
superficial
on or near the surface; concerned with the obvious only; shallow; insignificant; trivial
ultimate
last in a series; conclusive; final; highest; extreme
vapid
bland; dull
viable
capable of succeeding or living
wan
unnaturally pale, as from illness or distress
wane
to decrease gradually