Unit 3 vocab

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cavort

(v.) To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry.

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credence

(n.) Belief, mental acceptance

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decry

(v.) To condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate.

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dissemble

(v.) To disguise or conceal, deliberately give false impression.

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distraught

(adj.) Very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict.

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Eulogy

(n.) A forma; statement of condemnation; high praise.

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evince

(v.) To display clearly, to make evident, to provoke.

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exhume

(v.) To remove from a grave; to bring to light..

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Feckless

(adj.) Lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable.

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murky

(adj.) Dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in any clarity and precision.

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Nefarious

(adj.) Wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards.

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Piquant

(adj.) Stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative.

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Primordial

(adj.) Developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most incident times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic.

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Propinquity

(n.) Nearness in place or time; kinship.

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Substantive

(adj.) Real, having a solid basis; considerable in number or amount; meaningful and on topic.

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Unwonted

(adj.) Not usual or expected; not in character.

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utopian

(adj.) Founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical.

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Verbiage

(n.) Language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or context, wordiness; a manner of expression.

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Verdant

(adj.) Green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgement.

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Viscous

(adj.) Having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity.

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