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English Vocab

English Vocab 9-16

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repertoire
The stocks of plays, stories, songs or other pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform
auspicious
Showing signs that promise success
doleful
Mournful; sad
fete
A party or festival, especially one held out of doors
surveillance
Supervision or close observation, especially of a suspected person
resonate
To produce or show sound vibrations
improvise
To make up something without preparation
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WOMAN
figurative
Using figures of speech; symbolic not literal
configuration
A shape of outline; a method of arrangement
introspection
Examination of one's own thoughts and feelings
festoon
A decorative chain of flowers, leaves or ribbons hung in a curve
assauge
To soothe; to make less severe; to satify
vociferous
Making an outcry; characterized by loudness, especially in protest
orb
A sphere; anything spherical in shape
sonic
Pertaining to sound waves or audible sounds
encyclopedic
Possessing information about many subjects or intensively
feign
To pretend
ad hoc
For a specific purpose or situation
repartee
a quick, witty reply
profuse
Plentiful, prodigal, overflowing; giving abundantly
tangent
Touching
volition
A conscious choice; use of one's will to make a decision
rote
By memory without thought of meaning
circutious
Roundabout; indirect
condole
To express sympathy
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redolent
Smelling strongly
sensous
Appealing to the senses, especially aesthetically
irascible
Irritable; hot tempered
tactile
Pertaining to or using the sense of touch; tangible
orbit
Path of one body as it revolves around another body
irate
Angry; enraged
feint
A misleading movement or pretended attack
speculate
To form opinions without definite knowledge or evidence
circumspect
Cautious and watchful; prudent
procastinate
To put off doing something; to delay needlessly
cavernous
Like a large cave in size or darkness
effigy
A sculpture or model of a person
visionary
Existing only in imagination; fanciful; not practicial
ideology
The main ideas of a class, group, or movement
ire
Anger; rage
cycllic
Occurring or moving in cycles
specimen
A single thing that is taken as an example of a whole category
refute
To prove a statement or person to be incorrect; to disprove
sentinel
A sentry; one who keeps watch
ostensible
Pretended; given as an excuse, to conceal the real reason
advocate
To speak in favor of something; to recommend
rotunda
A circular domed building or hall
malevolent
Wishing harm to others; malicious
tangible
Perceptible by sense of touch
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prodigy
A person with exceptional talent or powers
prodigal
Recklessly wasteful; extravagant
assimilate
To take in and make a part of the body; to digest
rotund
Plump; rounded
reiterate
To say over again
concave
Curved like the inner surface of a ball
excavate
To dig out
repose
A rest; peaceful state
suave
Smooth in social manner
assent
To consent; to express agreement
zealot
A zealous person; a fanatic
zeal
Passionate devotion to a cause; ardor
vigil
A period of staying awake to keep watch or to pray
jocular
Joking; avoiding seriousness
olfactory
Pertaining to the sense of smell
jeopardy
Danger; peril
specter
A ghost
profane
showing disrespect toward God or sacred things
evoke
To summon or call forth; to inspire
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AWESOME
presentitment
A sense of something about to happen
contiguous
Adjoining; sharing a boundary
reticent
Of a silent nature; reserved in manner
admonish
To scold gently but firmly
Come
Honor Chest
vigilant
Watchful; on the lookout for danger
circumference
The outer boundary of a circle; the perimeter
retrospect
A survey of past times or events
provocative
Exciting; stimulating
spectrum
The distribution of characteristics of a physical system, especially bands of colors seen as a rainbow or bands of differing sound waves
dissent
To have or express a different opinion
ostentatious
Showy; intended to impress people

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