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20 terms

Unit 2 Vocabulary

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Adroit
(adj.) skillful, expert in use of the hands or mind
Amicable
(adj.) peaceable, friendly
Averse
(adj.) having a deep-seated distaste, opposed
Belligerent
(adj.) given to fighting, warlike

(n.) one at war, one engaged in war
Benevolent
(adj.) kindly, charitable
Cursory
(adj.) hasty, not thorough
Duplicity
(n.) treachery, deceitfulness
Extol
(v.) applaud, to praise extravagantly
Feasible
(adj.) possible, workable
Grimace
(v.) to make a wry face

(n.) a facial distortion, a wry face
Holocaust
(n.) burnt offering, a vast slaughter
Impervious
(adj.) not affected or hurt by, resistant
Impetus
(n.) impulse, stimulus
Jeopardy
(n.) danger, risk
Nostalgia
(n.) homesickness, a longing for something past
Quintessence
(n.) paragon, exemplar
Retrogress
(v.) to return to an earlier condition, revert
Meticulous
(adj.) extremely careful, painstaking
Scrutinize
(v.) to examine closely, inspect
Tepid
(adj.) lukewarm; unenthusiastic