Vocab Unit 11

  1. allude
    v. to refer to casually or indirectly
  2. clairvoyant
    adj. supernaturally perceptive
  3. clairvoyant
    n. one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer
  4. conclusive
    adj. serving to settle an issue; final
  5. disreputable
    adj. not respectable, not esteemed
  6. endemic
    adj. native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field
  7. exemplary
    adj. worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model
  8. fathom
    v. to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of
  9. fathom
    n. a measure of depth in water
  10. guile
    n. treacherous cunning, deceit
  11. integrity
    n. honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness
  12. misconstrue
    v. to interpret wrongly; mistake the meaning of
  13. obnoxious
    adj. highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
  14. placate
    v. to appease, soothe, pacify
  15. placid
    adj. calm, peaceful
  16. plagiarism
    n. passing off or using as one's own the writing (or other materials) of another person
  17. potent
    adj. powerful; highly effective
  18. pretext
    n. a false reason, deceptive excuse
  19. protrude
    v. to stick out, thrust forth
  20. stark
    adj. harsh, unrelieved, desolate
  21. stark
    adv. utterly
  22. superficial
    adj. on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow
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Vocab Unit 11
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