Vocab 12 Level F (10 Words)

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absolve

(v.) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt

<p>(v.) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt</p>
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caricature

(n.) a representation (especially in drawing) in which the subject's characteristic features are deliberately exaggerated; (v.) to present someone or something in a deliberately distorted way

<p>(n.) a representation (especially in drawing) in which the subject&apos;s characteristic features are deliberately exaggerated; (v.) to present someone or something in a deliberately distorted way</p>
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enhance

(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or desirability of

<p>(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or desirability of</p>
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enthrall

(v.) to captivate, charm, hold spellbound; to enslave; to imprison

<p>(v.) to captivate, charm, hold spellbound; to enslave; to imprison</p>
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extenuate

(v.) to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses

<p>(v.) to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses</p>
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implicit

(adj.) implied or understood though unexpressed; without doubts or reservations, unquestioning; potentially contained in

<p>(adj.) implied or understood though unexpressed; without doubts or reservations, unquestioning; potentially contained in</p>
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ostentatious

(adj.) marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy

<p>(adj.) marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy</p>
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incisive

(adj.) sharp, keen, penetrating (with a suggestion of decisiveness and effectiveness)

<p>(adj.) sharp, keen, penetrating (with a suggestion of decisiveness and effectiveness)</p>
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redundant

(adj.) extra, excess, more than is needed; wordy, repetitive; profuse, lush

<p>(adj.) extra, excess, more than is needed; wordy, repetitive; profuse, lush</p>
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scintillating

(adj., part.) sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant (applied to mental or personal qualities)

<p>(adj., part.) sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant (applied to mental or personal qualities)</p>
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