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20 terms

Voc Set 4

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perquisites
benefits and privileges
aromatic
having a strong distinctive fragrance
necromancer
one who practices divination by conjuring up the dead
paradigm
a standard or typical example
polemical
of or involving dispute or controversy, controversial
supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
taciturn
habitually reserved and uncommunicative
didactic
instructive (especially excessively)
ebullient
overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement; boiling, bubbling
gauche
lacking social graces; tactless
fastidious
giving and careful attention to detail
capricious
determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason
avaricious
immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth, greedy
obviated
to remove or avoid a need or difficulty
expatriate
someone who chooses to live outside of, or renounce, his or her native country
provident
providing carefully for the future
noxious
injurious to physical or mental health
deign
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
refute
prove to be false or incorrect
corroborated
supported or established by evidence or proof