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22 terms

Vocab Wk 17

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Adulation
(N) Praise
Evanescent
(Adj) Vanishing
Dilatory
(Adj) Not on time
Abate
(V) To reduce intensity
Irresolute
(Adj) Hesitating
Astute
(Adj) Shrewd (politic, savy)
Avarice
(N) Greedy for wealth (cupidity)
Egregious
(Adj) Stand out
Culpable
(Adj) Deserving blame
Anathema
(N) An intense dislike
Equivocate
(V) To "play both sides"
Slovenly
(Adj) Untidy
Supposition
(N) Something that is assumed
Succinct
(Adj) Brief
Recapitulate
(V) To sum up
Nebulous
(Adj) Vague
Resuscitate
(V) To revive
Torpid
(Adj) Sluggish
Novice
(N) A beginner
Penury
(N) Insufficiency
Modicum
(N) A small amount
Pretentious
(Adj) Done for show