Vocab Unit 10 Flashcards

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acquiesceaudio_icon.gifto accept without protest; to agree or submit
allureaudio_icon.gifto entice, tempt
askewaudio_icon.giftwisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
blitheaudio_icon.gif1. cheerful, lighthearted; 2. casual, unconcerned
contentiousaudio_icon.gifquarrelsome, inclined to argue
covetaudio_icon.gifto desire something belonging to another
crestfallenaudio_icon.gifdiscouraged, dejected, downcast
disheveledaudio_icon.gifrumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder
exponentaudio_icon.gifone who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets
garrulousaudio_icon.gifgiven to much talking, tediously chatty
insuperableaudio_icon.gifincapable of being overcome
lamentableaudio_icon.gifto be regretted or pitied
misnomeraudio_icon.gifan unsuitable or misleading name
professaudio_icon.gifto affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend
respiteaudio_icon.gifa period of relief or rest
retributionaudio_icon.gif1. repayment; 2. deserved punishment
sinuousaudio_icon.gif1. winding, having many curves; 2. lithe and flexible
sonorousaudio_icon.gif1. full, deep, or rich in sound; 2. impressive in style
vanguardaudio_icon.gif1. the foremost part of an army; 2. the leading position in any field
wastrelaudio_icon.gifa wasteful person; a good-for-nothing