Lesson 26 Vocab


World Lit. Le Sson 26.
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abominable
 
repugnantly hateful; very unpleasant, detestable, loathsome
abscond
 
to leave secretly and hide
capitulate
 
to surrender
castigate
 
to punish or to subdue by punishment; to criticize with drastic severity
comatose
 
lethargic, unconscious
consolidate
 
to make solid, to unite, to merge
despondency
 
depression, dejection
destitution
 
state of being extremely poor, in extreme want
eddy
 
a current of air or water moving contrary to the main current (circularly)
enfranchise
 
to give or to bestow something such as the right to vote or citizenship
ennoble
 
to elevate, to raise in rank
fecund
 
capable of reproducing, intellectual productivity
inebriation
 
drunkenness, intoxication
inopportune
 
inconvienent, poorly timed
inviolable
 
secure from violation or from being profaned
nonchalance
 
indifference, a showing of little interest
prevarication
 
evasiveness, lie
primordial
 
original, existing at the beginning (usually relates to time)
punctilious
 
stressing precise following of instructions, details, codes or conduct
remonstrate
 
to protest, to make objections
rudimentary
 
consisting in first principles, of a primitive kind; relating to basic skills
sonnet
 
a fourteen line form of poetry
tantamount
 
equivalent in value or significance
turgid
 
swollen
vestigial
 
something in an underdeveloped form
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