Vocab lesson 11

  1. amenity
    • n. 1. A feature that contributes to physical comfort.
    • 2. A feature that increases the attractiveness or value of a location.
  2. amenities
    n. pl. Acts of social courtesy.
  3. averse
    adj. Having a feeling of opposition or distaste.
  4. aversion
  5. complacent
    adj. So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned.
  6. complacency
  7. decompose
    v. To decay or to break down into basic elements.
  8. defray
    v. To supply the money for; to pay.
  9. emanate
    v. To come out from a source.
  10. envisage
    v. To picture in one’s mind, to imagine something in the future.
  11. facetious
    adj. Playfully or inappropriately humorous.
  12. fallacy
    n. A false or mistaken idea.
  13. fallacious
  14. furor
    n. An uproar; a state of great anger or excitement.
  15. idyll
    n. An episode or experience that is calm and carefree.
  16. idyllic
  17. paucity
    n. Scarcity; smallness in number or amount.
  18. porous
    adj. Full of tiny holes or spaces; easily penetrated by gas or liquid.
  19. supersede
    v. To replace; to cause to be set aside because of superiority.
  20. tangible
    • adj. 1. Real; able to be touched.
    • 2. Possible to understand or realize; not vague or uncertain.
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Vocab lesson 11
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