Vocabulary - Ch. 17

  1. cryptic
    • Having vague or hidden meaning; mysterious
    • puzzling
  2. deficient
    • Lacking something essential; inadequate; insufficient
    • lacking
  3. depict
    • To represent in pictures or words; describe
    • to show
  4. detrimental
    • Harmful; causing damage
    • damaging
  5. implicit
    • Suggested but not directly expressed; unstated, but able to be understood
    • unspoken
  6. inhibition
    • A holding back or blocking of some action, feeling, or thought
    • an inner block
  7. ironic
    • Opposite to what might be expected
    • unexpected
  8. rupture
    • To burst or break apart
    • to come apart
  9. saturate
    • To soak or fill as much as possible
    • to fill
  10. vindictive
    • Inclined to seek revenge; vengeful
    • spiteful
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Vocabulary - Ch. 17
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Chapter 17 vocabulary - Improving Vocabulary Skills 4th Edition
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