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VPP lessons 9 and 10

Terms

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benign
adj. beneficial; favorable
indolent
adj. lazy
pervasive
adj. permeating; spreading throughout
untenable
adj. impossible to defend or justify
timorous
adj. timid
or
suffix. one who does
polemical
adj. relating to controversy or argument
toady
n. a person who flattesr for personal gain
probity
n. integrity; respectability
circumlocution
n. unnecessarily wordy or evasive language
pel / puls
root. push
recrimination
n. a counteraccusation
vect / port
root. carry
provocative
adj. tending to excite or stimulate
neur
root. nerve
perambulate
v. to walk about; to stroll
spir / hal
root. to breathe
in / im
prefix. in, into
frenetic
adj. wildly excited
indecorous
adj. lacking good taste; improper
con
prefix. together, with
corroborate
v. to strengthen by adding evidence
tacit
adj. indicated but not expressed; implied silently
a
prefix. towards
ex
prefix. out
osis
suffix. sickness, condition, process
horatory
adj. encouraging; inciting
bumpkin
n. an unsophisticated, awkward person
circuitous
adj. indirect, roundabout
largesse
n. generosity
perquisite
n. a tip or payment in addition to regular wages
majordomo
n. a chief butler or assistant
soporific
adj. tending to induce sleep
penultimate
adj. next to last
depredate
v. to plunder and pillage
blithe
adj. carefree and lighthearted
orotund
adj. full and rich in sound (in speech)
culpable
adj. deserving blame or condemnation; guilty
veneer
n. a thin, attractive layer that conceals something common or coarse
luminous
adj. emitting light

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