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Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 5

Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 5

Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 5

Word List

  1. acuity
    (n.) sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
  2. idiosyncrasy
    (n.) a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify
  3. delineate
    (v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially
  4. ignominy
    (n.) shame and disgrace
  5. depraved
    (adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles
  6. mundane
    (adj.) earthly, worldly, relating to practical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary
  7. enervated
    (v.) to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of; enfeeble, hamstring
  8. nuance
    (n.) a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference
  9. esoteric
    (adj.) intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret
  10. overweening
    (adj.) conceited, presumptuous; excessive, immoderate
  11. fecund
    (adj.) fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive
  12. penchant
    (n.) a strong attraction or inclination
  13. fiat
    (n.) an arbitrary order or decree; a command or act of will or consciousness
  14. reputed
    (adj.) according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation; (part.) alleged
  15. figment
    (n.) a fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion
  16. sophistry
    (n.) reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound; a fallacy
  17. garner
    (v.) to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away, as for future use
  18. sumptuous
    (adj.) costly, rich, magnificent
  19. hallow
    (v.) to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere
  20. ubiquitous
    (adj.) present or existing everywhere

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