Vocab Unit 11 Flashcards

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comport1. to conduct or bear oneself, behave; 2. to be in agreement
conciseexpressing much in a few words
demuresober or serious in manner, modest
depreciation1. a lessening in value; 2. a belittling
deteriorate1. to lower in quality or value; 2. to wear away
divulgeto tell, reveal, to make public
enlightened1. free from ignorance and false ideas; 2. possessing sound understanding
forestallto prevent by acting first
garbleto distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
proponent1. one who puts forward a proposal; 2. one who supports a cause or belief
quaverto shake, tremble, to trill
recoil (v.)to spring back, shrink
recoil (n.)the act of springing back
recoupto make up for, regain
reek (n.)an unpleasant smell
reek (v.)to give off unpleasant smells, to give a strong impression
relentlessunyielding, harsh, without pity
rivuleta small stream
squanderto spend foolishly, waste
staccatodetached or disconnected in sound or style
statutea law