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Glossary of 10 H Vocabulary - List 02

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penchant
noun - a taste, liking, inclination or tendency
quizzical
adj - said of a look or expression, etc: mildly amused or perplexed; mocking; questioning
racy
adj - 1 said of writing, a way of life, etc: a lively or spirited; b slightly indecent; risqué
sanctimonious
adj - affecting or simulating holiness or virtuousness, especially hypocritically
surveillance
noun - a close watch over something
vacuous
adj - 1 unintelligent; stupid; inane. 2 said of a look or expression: blank; conveying no feeling or meaning
ameliorate
verb - to make or become better
blatant
adj - very obvious and without shame
collaborate
verb - to work together with another or others on something
devious
adj - not totally open or honest; deceitful
enervate
verb - to take energy or strength from something.
fiasco
noun - a ludicrous or humiliating failure
imagery
noun - figures of speech in writing, literature, etc that produce a specified effect
impious
adj - lacking respect or proper reverence, especially for a divine being
liquidate
verb - to turn (assets) into cash

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