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Freeman's Vocab words

Over Great Gatsby, RRTI, Tempest, MW, and DOAS
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jovial
endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or a spirit of good-fellowship
mercurial
changeable; volatile; fickle; flighty
trepidation
problem or fear
crestfallen
dejected; dispirited; discouraged
enthralled
to charm or be captivated
indignantly
feeling, chararacterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive or insulting.
insinuates
implies, to start an argument
incipient
beginning to exist or appear; in an initial stage
incarnate
embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human; personified
laconic
using few words; expressing much in few words
withering
to shrivel; fade; decay
audacity
boldness or daring, especially with confident or arrogant disregard
extant
in existence; not destroyed or lost
imminent
likely to occur at any moment
precipice
a cliff with vertical or nearly vertical overhanging face
tinge
to impart a trace or slight degree of some color to; tint
auspices
a favorable sign of propitious circumstance
serenity
the state or quality of being serene
smolder
to burn without flame; undergo slow or suppressed combustion
glutton
one given habitually to greedy and voracious eating and drinking
suffice
to meet or satisfy a need
anoint
to smear or rub with oil or oily substance
conspicuous
easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable
surmounted
to stand or lie at the top of
discern
to detect with the eyes
impertinent
not restrained within due or proper bounds especially of propietary or good taste
unkempt
un-cared for or neglected; disheveled; messy
tumult
a general outbreak, uprising; violent or noisy commotion of a crowd
invariably
always; a constant
improvident
neglecting to provide for future needs; careless
circumspection
observation or action; caution; prudence
ocular
performed or perceived by the eye
encumbered
to block up or fill with what is obstructive or superfluous
diminutive
small; little; tiny
abate
to reduce in amount, degree or intensity
insolent
bodily rule or disrepectful; insulting
inquisition
any harsh, difficult or prolonged questioning
perfidious
deliberately faithless, treacherous, deceitful
inveterate
firmly established by long continuance
providence
the foreseeing care and guidance of God
prescience
knowledge of things before they exist or happen
auspicious
promising success; favorable
entrails
the internal part of the trunk of an animal's body; intestines
chide
to express disapproval; scold
spendthrift
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully
temperance
moderation of self-restraint, statement, etc. ; self-control
enmity
a feeling or condition of hostility
importuned
to beg for
credulous
willing to believe or trust to readily
abominable
repugnently hateful or detestable
jocund
cheerful; merry; gay
surfeited
excess
vexations
irritations; annoyances
disdain
to look upon or treat with contempt; scornful
discord
disagreement
abstemious
sparing or moderate in eating or drinking
indignation
strong displeasure
supercilious
haughty; disdainful; or contemptous
languidly
lacking in spirit or interest
complacency
a feeling of security or pleasure
peremptory
leaving no oppurtunity for denial or refusal
contiguous
hear; touching; in close proximity to
hauteur
haughty manner or spirit; arrogance
strident
shrill, harsh sounds
prodigality
wasteful extravagance in spending
sauntered
to walk with a leisurely gait
vacuous
without contents; empty
subterfuges
an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, hide something
punctilious
marked by concerned about precise accordance
denizen
inhabitant
harrowed
to disturb keenly or painfully
vestige
a mark or trace of evidence
laudable
deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable
insidious
stealthily treacherous
meretricious
alluring by a show of flashy or vulgar attractions
oblivious
unaware; forgetful;
turgid
swollen; inflated; overblown
portentous
significant or indicative; momentous
magnanimous
generous in forgiving an insult of injury
truculent
fierce, cruel
pandered
provide gratification for others' desires