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20 terms

AS Sophmore Vocab Unit 1

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Glean
to gather (food or info) slowly and laboriously, bit by bit.
Teeming
swarming with something, as with people or fertile
Indolence
the quality or state of being having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion
Unbidden
not ordered or commanded or not asked or summoned
Obscure
not clear or plain; ambiguous, vague, or uncertain.
Metaphysical
pertaining to or of the nature of the underlying theoretical principles of a subject or field of inquiry.
Feint
a movement made in order to deceive an adversary.
Patter
(without oject)to make a rapid succession of light taps.

(with object)to spatter with something.
Pallor
unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death.
Elusive
cleverly or skillfully evasive.
Indifferent
without or concern; not caring; apathetic or having no bias, prejudice, or preference; impartial; disinterested.
Raucous
harsh; strident; grating.
Perpetual
continuing or enduring forever.
Castigate
to criticize or reprimand severely; to punish in order to correct.
Errant
deviating from the regular or proper course.
Panoply
a complete suit of armor or a protective covering.
Atomize
to reduce to atoms, to reduce to fine particles or spray, orto destroy (a target) by bombing,
Palpitate
to expand and contract rhythmically with unusual rapidity from exertion, emotion, disease.
Infinitesimal
indefinitely or exceedingly small.
Abyss
a deep, immeasurable space, gulf, cavity; vast chasm or anything profound, unfathomable, or infinite;
the hardest challenge a hero must face.

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