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Gruber's Vocab 3

Terms

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evacuate
vacate; to remove persons from (a city, town, building, area, etc.) for reasons of safety
flourish
to thrive in growth
exclude
to shut or keep out; prevent the entrance of.
expeditious
quick: an expeditious answer to an inquiry.
lenient
agreeably tolerant; permissive; indulgent
flower
to come out into full development; mature
hilarity
joy; cheerfulness;
euphonious
having a pleasant sound; harmonious
evanescent
temporary; vanishing; fading away; fleeting
leniency
the act of being lenient
hackneyed
commonplace; overused
fraudulent
dishonest; cheating
euphony
pleasing effect to the ear; ex: the majestic euphony of Milton's poetry.
garner
to gather; to acquire
hideous
horrible or frightful to the senses; repulsive; very ugly
fallow
inactive; unproductive
hypocritical
Characterized by hypocrisy: hypocritical praise.
expendable
replaceable
expedite
to speed up; to make easy
jettison
to throw goods over board.
fruitless
barren; yielding no results
guile
trickery
fruitful
producing good results; beneficial; profitable:
innocuous
harmless; inoffensive
irascible
easily angered; very irritable
hypocrisy
. a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess.
hefty
large and powerful; heavy
kindle
to set on fire; to excite
facilitate
to make easier or less difficult; help forward (an action, a process, etc.)
levity
lack of seriousness
expenditures
to expend, as money
fertile
produced in abundance; bearing
humane
kind; compassionate; mercy

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