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24 terms

WoW Words 8-2

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profound
situated at or extending to great depth
alleviate
provide physical relief, as from pain
prodigious
so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
expedite
process fast and efficiently
celerity
swiftness, rapidity of motion or action
ivory tower
isolated from life; not in touch with life's problems
usurp
seize and take control without authority and possibly with force
paltry
contemptibly small in amount
condone
excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
trivial
not large enough to consider or notice
bizarre
conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
to feather one's nest
grow rich by taking advantage of circumstances
menial
a domestic servant
venerable
respectable due to age
extraneous
not essential
ambigious
not clearly defined
succinct
briefly giving the gist of something
the writing on the wall
an incident or event that shows what will happen in the future
archaic
little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
emulate
strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
facetious
humorous, not meant seriously
rabid
furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies
salubrious
favorable to health of mind or body
on the bandwagon
joining with the majority