Vocab Unit 9 Flashcards

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allocateaudio_icon.gifto set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
ardentaudio_icon.gifvery enthusiastic, impassioned
assiduousaudio_icon.gifpersistent, attentive, diligent
brashaudio_icon.gifprone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
capriciousaudio_icon.gifsubject to whims or passing fancies
chastiseaudio_icon.gifto inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely
copiousaudio_icon.gifabundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
deviateaudio_icon.gif(v.) to turn aside; to stray from a norm
deviateaudio_icon.gif(n.) one who departs from a norm
emaciatedaudio_icon.gifunnaturally thin
gnarledaudio_icon.gifknotted, twisted, lumpy
indemnityaudio_icon.gifa payment for damage or loss
inklingaudio_icon.gifa hint; a vague notion
limpidaudio_icon.gifclear, transparent; readily understood
omnipotentaudio_icon.gifalmighty, having unlimited power or authority
palatableaudio_icon.gifagreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption
poignantaudio_icon.gifdeeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
rancoraudio_icon.gifbitter resentment or ill-will
sophomoricaudio_icon.gifimmature and overconfident; conceited
spontaneousaudio_icon.gifarising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
exultaudio_icon.gifto rejoice greatly