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Vocab Unit 11 PHS

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Allude
to refer casually or indirectly
Clairvoyant
supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory powers, seet
Conclusive
serving to settle an issue; final
Disreputable
not respectable, not esteemed
Endemic
native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field
Exemplary
worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model
Fathom
to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; a measure of water
Guile
trickery cunning, deceit
Integrity
honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness
Itinerary
a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook
Misconstrue
to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
Obnoxious
highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
Placate
to appease, soothe, pacify
Placid
calm, peaceful
Plagiarism
passing of or using as one's own the writing (or other materials) of another person
Potent
powerful; highly effective
Pretext
a false reason, deceptive excuse
Protrude
to stick out, thrust forth
Stark
harsh, unrelieved, desolate; utterly
Superficial
on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow