Unit 10 Vocab

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acquiesce

to accept without protest

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allure

to entice, tempt

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3

askew

twisted to one side, crooked

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4

blithe

cheerful, lighthearted, casual

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5

contentious

quarrelsome, inclined to argue

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6

covet

to desire something belonging to another

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crestfallen

discouraged, dejected, downcast

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disheveled

rumpled, mussed, hanging in disorder

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exponent

one who advocates or speaks for

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garrulous

tediously chatty

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insuperable

incapable of being overcome

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12

lamentable

to be regretted or pitied

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13

misnomer

an unsuitable or misleading name

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profess

to affirm openly

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respite

a period of relief or rest

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retribution

a repayment or deserved punishment

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sinuous

winding, having many curves

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sonorous

full, deep, or rich in sound

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vanguard

the foremost part of an army or leading position

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wastrel

a wasteful person

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