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English 10 vocabulary Quarter 1 List 2

Terms

undefined, object
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eschew
shun avoid
felicitous
well-chosen, apt, suitable to the occasion, fortunate
germane
significant to the point at hand, closely related, relevent, pertinent
heresy
an opinon contrary to accepted religious or popular belifs differing from accepted view
impeccable
without fault, flawless
jeopardize
to endanger, to subject to loss or injury
junta
a ground, usually small, secret and political, that meets for a common aim; a political faction
laconic
concise, succicnt, using few words, terse
lethal
deadly, fatal
malignant
extremely harmful, hazardous to health or life, having an evil influence
mendacious
untruthful, false
meticulous
very careful, precise, painstaking about details
mitigate
to relieve, to make milder
naive
lacking worldliness or sophistication, artless, unaffected
neophyte
a beginner, a novice in a religious order
castigate
severely criticize
chicanery
trickery, a scheme
depraved
incorrigibly evil (cannot be reformed)
discursive
digressing, rambling
dissonance
inharmonious, harsh sound, discord
hysteria
unmanageable fear or emotional excess
impromtu
made or done on or as if on the spur of the moment; improvised; composed or uttered without previous study or preparation
intimidate
to make timid or fearful: firghten; esp to compel or deter by threats
listless
characterized by lack of inclination or empetus to exertion; lnaguit; indifferent, uninterested
marauder
one who roams about and rains in search of plunder

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