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Midterm Vocab

Complete list of all vocab for the Midterm on Monday. Pass this around to everyone in Mrs. Miller's classes.

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
enthralled
held spellbound
denunciation
act of accusing another publicly
sentiment
tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling
overstrung
pushed to one's emotional limits
decrepit
broken down, weakened by age or by use
restiveness
existing in name only
judiciously
having or exhibiting sound judgement
delude
deceive
droll
amusingly odd
bellicose
warlike, pugnacious
laconic
using few words
declivity
downward slope
swale
shallow, trough-like depression that carries water especially in a rainstorm
salient
striking or conspicuous
candidly
frankly
incredulously
unbelievingly
cache
hidden supply
torpid
sluggish, lethargic
carte blanche
with full permission
listless
lacking energy
bemused
deeply absorbed in thought
parapet
low protective wall along a roof or balcony
inveterate
firmly established
insinuation
indirect implication
petulant
unreasonably irritable
incarnate
given a human form
languid
lacking energy
cynically
skeptical of motives
inanimate
appearing lifeless
querulously
given to complaining
inured
to become used to something unpleasant
idealist
optimist
avidly
enthusiastically
incipient
beginning to exist
piqued
perceived slight or indignity; wounded pride
remiss
not attending to duty
rakishly
carelessly; dashing or sporting
befuddled
confused
imperturbability
unshakably calm
agitation
annoyance
prodigious
extraordinary
insinuates
becoming gradually introduced
pinioned
to bind
agonized
suffering great anguish
agrarian
relating to agriculture
falters
stumbles
vagrant
wanderer
slovenly
untidy
solitary
existing alone
impervious
incapable of being affected
zenith
highest peak/point
comradeship
friendship
clinches
to settle something conclusively
transcend
rise above, go beyond
vigilante
one who takes justice into their own hands
fatuously
foolish
liable
likely
intent
concentrating
contrite
feeling regret; sorry
dispel
to rid one's mind of
inveigle
lead astray or win over by deceitful flattery
morosely
sullenly; gloomily
precarious
dangerously unstable
citadel
fortress in a commanding position
accoutrements
accessory of equipment or dress
veneration
profound respect
dictation
to say aloud to be recorded and written by another
philandering
womanizing
voluptuous
characterized by unrestrained pleasure
solidified
made strong
obscure
indistinct
cohort
companion
mercurial
quick changing, volatile
patina
sheen on any surface
raucous
boisterous
contemptuous
scornful
docile
yielding to supervision
vivaciousness
full of spirit and animation
shoat
pig after weaning
ravenously
extremely hungry
feral
untamed
trepidation
a state of alarm or dread
gist
main idea
pall
cover for a coffin
subdued
made less intense
truculently
disposed to fight

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