Vocab 11 | Level E (Definitions)

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allude

(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly

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clairvoyant

(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

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conclusive

(adj.) serving to settle an issue; final

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disreputable

(adj.) not respectable, not esteemed

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endemic

(adj.) native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field

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exemplary

(adj.) worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

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fathom

(v.) to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; (n.) a measure of depth in water

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guile

(n.) treacherous cunning, deceit

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integrity

(n.) honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness

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itinerary

(n.) a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

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misconstrue

(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

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obnoxious

(adj.) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

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placate

(v.) to appease, soothe, pacify

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placid

(adj.) calm, peaceful

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reparation

(n) a payment made for wrong or an injury

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potent

(adj.) powerful; highly effective

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pretext

(n.) a false reason, deceptive excuse

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protrude

(v.) to stick out, thrust forth

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stark

(adj.) harsh, unrelieved, desolate; (adv.) utterly

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superficial

(adj.) on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow

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