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Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12


Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12 

Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12 Wordlist
  1. abjure
    (v.) to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun
  2. acrid
    (adj.) harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
  3. august
    (adj.) majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
  4. callous
    (adj.) emotionally hardened, unfeeling
  5. clandestine
    (adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
  6. compunction
    (n.) remorse, regret
  7. conflagration
    (n.) a large destructive fire
  8. elated
    (adj., part.) in high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased
  9. indelible
    (adj.) not able to be erased or removed; memorable
  10. indulgent
    (adj.) yielding to the wishes or demands of others
  11. inveterate
    (adj.) firmly established, long-standing; habitual
  12. irrelevant
    (adj.) not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
  13. nocturnal
    (adj.) of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness
  14. platitude
    (adj.) a commonplace, stale, or trite remark
  15. quell
    (v.) to subdue, put down forcibly
  16. quiescent
    (adj.) inactive; at rest
  17. ruminate
    (v.) to meditate, think about at length
  18. tacit
    (adj.) unspoken, silent; implied, inferred
  19. tangible
    (adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
  20. trenchant
    (adj.) incisive, keen; forceful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-cut

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