Vocab Unit 11 Flashcards

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1. to conduct or bear oneself, behave; 2. to be in agreementcomport
expressing much in a few wordsconcise
sober or serious in manner, modestdemure
1. a lessening in value; 2. a belittlingdepreciation
1. to lower in quality or value; 2. to wear awaydeteriorate
to tell, reveal, to make publicdivulge
1. free from ignorance and false ideas; 2. possessing sound understandingenlightened
to prevent by acting firstforestall
to distort in such a way as to make unintelligiblegarble
1. one who puts forward a proposal; 2. one who supports a cause or beliefproponent
to shake, tremble, to trillquaver
to spring back, shrinkrecoil (v.)
the act of springing backrecoil (n.)
to make up for, regainrecoup
an unpleasant smellreek (n.)
to give off unpleasant smells, to give a strong impressionreek (v.)
unyielding, harsh, without pityrelentless
a small streamrivulet
to spend foolishly, wastesquander
detached or disconnected in sound or stylestaccato
a lawstatute