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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 14

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ame'nable
(adj.) Willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive; responsive; Liable to be held respopnsible
berate'
(v) To scold sharply
car'nage
(n) Large-scale slaughter or loss of life
cred'ulous
(adj.) Too ready to believe, easily deceived
criter'ion
(n) A rule, test; A standard for judgment or evaluation
deplete'
(v) To use up as a result of spending or consumption; To diminish greatly
expa'tiate
(v) To expand on, write or talk at length or in detail; To move about freely
extran'eous
(adj.) Coming from the outside, foreign; Present but not essential, irrelevant
incep'tion
(n) The beginning, start, earliest stage of some process, institution, etc.
infirm'ity
(n) A weakness or ailment (physical, mental, moral, etc.)
jejune'
(adj.) Lacking in nutritive value; Lacking in interest or substance; Immature, juvenile
ob'durate
(adj.) Stubborn, unyielding
potpourri'
(n) A collection of diverse or miscellaneous items; A general mixture; Petals mixed with spices for scent
precoc'ious
(adj.) Showing unusually early development (especially in talents and mental capacity)
sadist'tic
(adj.) Delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel
senten'tious
(adj.) Self-righteous, characterized by moralizing; Given to use of maxims or adages; Saying much in few words, pity
supp'licate
(v) To beg earnestly and humbly
sur'feit
(n) An excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking, causing disgust; (v) To feed or supply with anything to excess
tor'tuous
(adj.) Winding, twisted, crooked; Highly involved, complex; Devious
tur'gid
(adj.) Swollen, bloated, filled to excess; Over-decorated or excessive in language