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Groovy Vocab Unit 5

Just the words (and variations) from SOV unit 5
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aghast
shocked, awed, full of disgust, amazement, fear or terror
ample
plenty, more than enough, spacious
apparition
a spectral or ghostly figure, unexplained or unusual appearance
assert
to state firmly, to maintain or defend, to put forward forcefully
assertion
a firm statement, an emphatic declaration
assertive
forceful, firm, determined
assertively
in a forceful, determined way
cower
to shrink away in fear or shame
disdain (verb)
to turn down or refuse in a scornful (or snotty) manner
disdain (noun)
feelings of scorn or contempt
disdainful
rudely dismissive
disdainfully
in a scornful or rudely dismissive manner
epitaph
a brief statement on a tomb or gravestone
ethical
morally appropriate, following the accepted standards of behavior
ethics
code of morals or appropriate behavior - sense or right or wrong
ethically
in morally appropriate manner
facetious
humorous, not meant seriously (often with a snarky edge)
facetiously
snarkily, not seriously
inaudible
not able to be heard
audible
able to be heard
audibly
in a hear-able way
inaudibly
in a not hear-able way
indiscriminate
unthinking, incautious, unselective, without restraint or control
indiscriminately
carelessly, incautiously, unthinkingly
intrigue (noun)
crafty dealings, underhanded plotting, sneakiness, suspense
intrigue (verb)
to plan and carry out plots, to formulate schemes
intriguing
puzzling, fascinating, interesting
intriguingly
in a puzzling, fascinating, or interesting manner
jurisdiction
area of authority or control, the right to administer justice
plausible
likely, realistic
implausible
not likely, unrealistic
plausibly
in a realistic or likely manner
implausibly
in an unrealistic, or unlikely manner
plebeian (adj)
common, vulgar, ordinary, belonging to the lower class (not used in a complimentary sense)
plebeian (noun)
a common person, a member of the lower class, a peasant
prodigal
wasteful, extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant
prodigally
in a wasteful or extravagant manner
proximity
closeness, nearness of distance
pulverize
to grind or pound to a powder or dust, can be used literally or figuratively
sequel
that which follows, the continuation of a story or movie
volatile
unpredictable, likely to explode, evaporating easily, tending to be violent or explosive