Ellinger Vocab for Final

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parse

(v.) - analyze by breaking into parts

Spelling Word: grateful

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Rapport

(n.) - harmonious or sympathetic relation

Spelling Word: truly

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pecuniary

(adj.) - of or relating to money; requiring payment of money

Spelling Word: intelligence

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cavort

(v.) - behave in a festive or high-spirited manner

Spelling Word: noticeable

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Cajole

(v.) - persuade with flattery, appeals, or soothing words

Spelling Word: Occurrence

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Contraband

(n.) - smuggled goods

Spelling Word: abnormal

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perpetuate

(v.) - to making something continue indefinitely (positive or negative)

Spelling Word: rhythm

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Innate

(adj.) - inborn, native, inherent

Spelling Word: bizarre

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insinuate

(v.) - suggest or hint at something negative

Spelling Word: peculiar

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dichotomy

(n.) - a contrast between two things that are entirely different

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wily

(adj.) - sly; clever and deceiving

Spelling Word: Nutritious

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Affluent

(adj.) - having a great deal of money, wealthy

Spelling Word: unnecessary

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Elude

(v.) - evade, escape

spelling word: coyote

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Harbinger

(n.) - person or things that comes before a specific event

spelling word: surprise

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integral

(adj.) - necessary for completeness

Spelling word: insomnia

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poignant

(adj.) - strongly felt; usually sadness

Spelling Word: knot

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enigma

(n.) - puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation

spelling word: mnemonic

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flourish

(v.) - grow vigorously

Spelling word: proletariat

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xenophile

(n.) - a person who likes foreigners or foreign things

Spelling Word: icicle

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nascent

(adj.) = beginning to exist or develop

Spelling word: Sphere

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redundant

(adj.) - not needed or useful; unnecessary

Spelling Word: Accommodate

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meticulous

(adj.) - great attention to detail

Spelling Word: technique

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Rudimentary

(adj.) - involving or limited to basic principles

Spelling Words: embarrass

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pyrrhic

(adj.) - describing a victory that comes with a heavy cost

Spelling Word: advantage

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laconic

(adj.) - using as few words as possible when speaking

Spelling Word: queue

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manifesto

(n.) - a public declaration of beliefs

Spelling Word: Abhorrent

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incessant

(adj.) - continuing without interruption; unending

Spelling word: assurance

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paradigm

(n.) - widely accepted truths or beliefs; a typical pattern or model

Spelling Word: abominable

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Futile

(adj.) - ineffective, useless, or not successful

Spelling Word: adolescence

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Epiphany

(n.) - moment of great or sudden revelation

spelling word: disguise

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galvanized

(v.) stimulate or startle into activity

spelling word: accelerate

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voracious

(adj.) - craving or consuming large amounts; avid

Spelling Word: Obviously

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Proliferate

(v.) - increase in number or spread rapidly

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ostensible

(adj.) appearing to be true, but not actually true

spelling word: purpose

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ambiance

(n.) - atmosphere or mood of a place

Spelling Word: Sleuth

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Subterfuge

(n.) - a plan used to trick or deceive

Spelling Word: quiet

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Extirpate

(v.) - pull up or remove, as if by the roots

spelling word: possession

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propensity

(n.) - natural tendency or inclination

Spelling Word: technician

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onus

(n.) - difficult or disagreeable task, burden or obligation

Spelling Word: surgeon

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Attrition

(n.) - the action of wearing down resistance

Spelling Word: tremor

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rogue

(adj./n.) - a dishonest person; deviating from the norm

Spelling Word: Martyr

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Empathy

(n.) - the ability to understand and share the feelings of another

spelling word: Tyranny

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inculcate

(v.) -implant by repeated statement; cause someone to accept an idea

spelling word: dumbbell

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panacea

(n.) - a remedy for ills or difficulties

Spelling Word: cynical

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risible

(adj.) - provoking laughter; worthy of laughter

Spelling Word: Assertive

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Perfidy

(n.) the act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow; betrayal

Spelling Word: intuition

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Conundrum

(n.) - a confusing or difficult problem or question

Speling word: Reputable

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Sallow

(adj.) - grayish greenish yellow color suggesting sickliness

Spelling Word: spontaneous

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hubbub

(n.) - a loud mixture of sound or voices; activity

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ruminate

(v.) - to think again and again, to muse, to mediate, ponder, reflect

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Caterwaul

(v.) - to protest or complain noisily

Spelling Word: embellish

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Vim

(n.) - Power, force, energy, activity, vigor

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slugabed

(n.) one who stays in bed until a late hour; a sluggard

Spelling Word: Miniature

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troglodyte

(n.) - one who is regarded as out of date, reclusive reactionary, or brutish; also a cave dweller

Spelling Word: handkerchief

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Legerdemain

(n.) - a display of skill, trickery, or artful deception

Spelling Word: camouflage

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Motley

(adj.) - incongruously varied in appearance or character

Spelling Word: preferable

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verbicide

(n.) - the act of or the person who willfully distorts the original meaning of a word

Spelling Word:Tedious

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prattle

(v.) - to babble; to talk without meaning

Spelling Word: Caribbean

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bequest

(n.) -something left to someone in a will; a legacy

Spelling Word: chauffeur

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indolent

(adj.) - inclined to avoid exertion; lazy

Spelling Word: Fluorescent

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Crony

(n.) - a close friend or companion

Spelling Word: Glamorous

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Extrude

(v.) - to force out, as through as small opening

spelling word: liaison

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rakish

(adj.) - smart, jaunty; dashing

Spelling Word: irresistible

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Futz

(n./v.) - to pass time in idleness

a fool, simpleton

Spelling word: Heir

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Gravitas

(n.) - high seriousness

Spelling Word: Transmitter

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Bivouac

(n./v.) - an encampment *usually military; to make camp

Spelling Word: Disease

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lackadaisical

(adj.) lacking spirit or liveliness; showing lack of interest; listless

Spelling Word: formidable

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Stymie

(v.) - hinder, block, or thwart

Spelling Word: Convenience

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Foment

(v.) - instigate or foster *discord, rebellion, etc; promote the growth or development of

Spelling Word: Pavilion

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boondoggle

(n./v.) - work; to do work of little or no value merely to look busy

Spelling Word: Profession

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denoument

(n.) - the final outcome or solution to a story

Spelling word: Legacy

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