Vocab Unit 12 Flashcards

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abjureaudio_icon.gifto renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun
acridaudio_icon.gifharsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
augustaudio_icon.gifmajestic, inspiring admiration and respect
callousaudio_icon.gifemotionally hardened, unfeeling
clandestineaudio_icon.gifsecret, concealed; underhanded
compunctionaudio_icon.gifremorse, regret
conflagrationaudio_icon.gifa large destructive fire
elatedaudio_icon.gifin high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased
indelibleaudio_icon.gifnot able to be erased or removed; memorable
indulgentaudio_icon.gifyielding to the wishes or demands of others
inveterateaudio_icon.giffirmly established, long-standing; habitual
irrelevantaudio_icon.gifnot to the point, not applicable or pertinent
nocturnalaudio_icon.gifof or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness
platitudeaudio_icon.gifa commonplace, stale, or trite remark
quellaudio_icon.gifto subdue, put down forcibly
quiescentaudio_icon.gifinactive; at rest
ruminateaudio_icon.gifto meditate, think about at length
tacitaudio_icon.gifunspoken, silent; implied, inferred
tangibleaudio_icon.gifcapable of being touched; real, concrete
trenchantaudio_icon.gifincisive, keen; foreful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-cut