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Building My Vocabulary


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flagrant \FLAY-grunt\
: conspicuously offensive; especially : so obviously inconsistent with what is right or proper as to appear to be a flouting of law or morality
ruly \ROO-lee\
: obedient, orderly
voracious \vor-AY-shus\
1 : having a huge appetite : ravenous
*2 : excessively eager : insatiable
rationale \rash-uh-NAL\
1 : an explanation of controlling principles of opinion, belief, practice, or phenomena
*2 : an underlying reason : basis

acedia \uh-SEE-dee-uh\
: apathy, boredom
commemorate \kuh-MEH-muh-rayt
*2 a : to mark by some ceremony or observation : observe
b : to serve as a memorial of
luscious \LUH-shuss\

*1 : having a pleasingly sweet taste or smell
2 : sensually appealing

tantalize \TAN-tuh-lyze\
: to tease or torment by or as if by presenting something desirable to the view but continually keeping it out of reach

meticulous \muh-TIH-kyuh-luss\
adjective): marked by extreme or excessive care in the consideration or treatment of details
(adjective) *1 : containing more words than necessary : wordy;
menagerie \muh-NADGE-uh-ree\
1 : a collection of wild animals especially for
*2 : a varied mixture
tousle \TOW-zul ("OW" as in "cow")\
(adjective)*2 : not to be infringed or violated

pseudonym \SOO-duh-nihm\
(noun) a fictitious name; especially : pen name

excursion \ik-SKER-zhun\
*1 : expedition; especially : pleasure trip

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