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20 terms

vocab weeks 15 and 16

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buoyant
able to float; able to bounce back after a reverse or setback; cheerful
incandescent
glowing with intense heat; very bright; shingin; brilliant; describing a light bulb that produces light with a filament in a vacuum
benign
not harmful; gentle; good-natured
murky
dark; gloomy; misty; hard to understand
incessant
unceasing; never stopping
invigorating
giving vigor or energy to; enlivening
opaque
not letting light through; not transparent; hard to understand
oppressive
tyrannical; hard to take; mentally or physically distressing
animated
filled with life; lively; seeming alive; lifelike
congruent
in agreement; harmonious; corresponding
jaunt
a short pleasant trip; excursion; to make a short trip
apathy
lack or emotion or feeling; indifference; lack of interest; concern, or spirit
tantalizing
tempting; tormenting or teasing by keeping something in sight but out of reach
inverse
inverted; reversed; opposite; the opposite
repast
a meal; food eaten at a meal
cascade
a small, steep waterfall; something that falls in a manner similar to that of a waterfall; to fall or drop with a rushing movement
ravenous
extremely hungry; predatory; greedy
pungent
sharply affecting the sense of tast or smell; sharp; keen; biting
induction
an act or enrolling or bringing someone into a group, or of formally placing in office; the process of arriving at a generalization from facts or examples
nauseate
to make sick or queasy; to cause a feeling of disgust or loathing