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20 terms

English 9 Vocab Set 4

The fourth set of 20 words for the year.
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eccentric
odd; unusual; deviating from the norm
empathy
understanding another person's feelings
evict
to force to leave (usually a legal action)
extemporaneous
done with little or no preparation
feisty
aggressive; lively; energetic
gaunt
extremely thin and bony
idiosyncrasy
a peculiar trait or habit
imply
to indicate or suggest without being directly stated
indefatigable
incapable of being fatigued or tired out
inherent
existing as a natural, permanent quality or element of a person or thing
invincible
incapable of being defeated
lucrative
bringing in money, profitable
malicious
purposely hurtful
mesmerize
to fascinate or hypnotize
nonchalant
unconcerned; indifferent
palpitate
throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble
plethora
overabundance; excess
preeminent
outstanding; superior
quell
to suppress; put an end to; extinguish
recurrent
occurring again and again