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Vocabulary Word List 2A

Terms

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Chastise
to scold severly
Copious
in plentiful supply
Devious
not straightforward
Emolument
Compensation for work (wages, salary)
Fallacious
false, deceptive
Harbinger
something that foeshadows the future
Incendiary
a person who sets fires, a bomb of deliberate burning
Jocular
naturally cheerful and playful
Mercenary
a person working only for money or reward
Oracular
as from the mouth of an oracle
Potent
Possessing strength or power
Quiescent
resting, quiet
Rotund
plumpm chubby
Sacroscant
Sacred
Tacit
implied, not spoken
Ubiquitous
being everywhere at the same time
Vacillate
to be indecisive, to waver
Wanton
malicious, unjustifiable
Zealous
enthusiastically devoted to something
Animus
basic spirit, attitude, intention
benign
gentle, gracious, kind
Chicanery
deceit, trickery

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