Alec vocab 14

  1. Annex
    (v.) To add to, attach: to incorporate;(n.) An attachment or addition
  2. Cleave
    (v.) To cut or split open; to cling to
  3. Cordial
    (adj.) in a friendly manner, hearty; cheery; (n.) A liqueur
  4. Cornerstone
    (n)the starting point of a building; a fundmental principle or element
  5. Debacle
    (n.) an overwelming defeat, rout; a completecollapse or failure
  6. Devitalize
    (v.) to make weak or lifeless
  7. Embroil
    (v.) to involve in a conflict or difficulty; to throw into confusion
  8. Exonerate
    (v.) to clear from a charge or accusation
  9. Glib
    (adj.) Ready and fluent in speech; thoughtless, insincere
  10. Haphazard
    (adj.) by chance; not planned; lacking order
  11. Improvise
    (v.) to compose or perform without preparation; to construct from available materials
  12. Incite
    (v.) to rouse or stir up; urge on
  13. influx
    (n.) a coming in, inflow
  14. Pallor
    (n.) an extreme or unnatural paleness
  15. Pedigree
    (n.) a list of ancestors, family tree, the history or origins of something
  16. Precipitous
    (adj.) very steep
  17. Profuse
    (adj.) very abundant; given or flowing freely
  18. Reconcile
    (v.) to restore to friendship; to settle; to resign (oneself)
  19. Shackle
    (v.) to put into chains; (n., usually pl.) a chain, fetter
  20. Threadbare
    (adj.) shabby, old and worn
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Alec vocab 14