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Unit Five

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aghast
filled with amezment or fear
ample
more than enough, large, spacious
apparation
a ghost or ghostlry figure; an unexplained appearance
assert
to state the truth, to maintain or defend, to put foward forcefuly
cower
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
disdain
to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully/a feeling of contempt
epitaph
an inscription on a gravestone
ethical
having to do with morals; in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase
facetious
humourous; not meant seriously
inaudible
not able to be heard
indiscriminate
without restraint or control; unselective
intrigue
underhanded plotting/ to form and carry out plots; to puzzle or excite the curiosity
jurisdiction
an area of authority or control
plausible
appearing true, reasonable
plebian
common, vulgar; belnging to the lower class/ a common person, member of the lower class
prodigal
wastefully extravagant/one who is wasteful and self-indulgent
proximity
nearness, closeness
pulverize
to grind or pound into a powder or dust
sequel
that which follows; a literary work or film continuing the story of one written or made earlier
volatile
highly changeable; tending to become violent; changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous state