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Vocab List #5

list 5 - ninth grade

Terms

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debacle
noun - an overwhelming defeat or rout; a stunning, ruinous collapse
magnanimous
adj - noble in mind; esp. in forgiving or overlooking injury and insult
exorbitant
adj - excessive; extravagant; going beyond what is reasonable or fair
lacerate
verb - to tear jaggedly; to mangle (something soft, like flesh); to wound or tohurt, esp. one's feelings, deeply
insidious
adj - treacherous
presentiment
noun - a foreboding; having the feeling that something, esp. of an unfortunate or evil nature, is about to occur
inscruntable
adj - enigmatic, unfathomable; that cannot be easily understood
probity
noun - complete honesty, integrity, uprightness in one's dealings
divulge
verb - to reveal something (private)
copious
adj - very plentiful; abundant
palpable
adj - plainly seen, heard, percieved
empirical
adj - depending on experience or observation alone
exult
verb - to show or feel a triumphant joy
rail
verb - to utter a bitter complaint
salubrious
adj - healthy, wholesome; promoting health or well being
vivacious
adj - full of life and animation; spirited; lively
draconian
adj - harsh or severe
importune
verb - to urge or to entreat persistently or repeatedly; to trouble with requests or demands
proliferate
verb - to grow rapidly; to produce or to create in great number; to multiply rapidly
aspire
verb - to desire strongly; to have great ambition; to yearn or to seek after

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