Vocab 13

  1. Enormity
    Quality of exceeding all moral bounds, an exceedingly evil act, huge, immensity
  2. Waif
    Person without a home or friend, a stray, something that comes along by chance
  3. Haughty
    Chillingly proud and scornful
  4. Imperative
    Necessary, urgent, expressing a command, required
  5. Plunder
    Rob by force, seize wrongfully, property stolen by force
  6. Malinger
    Pretend illness
  7. Impediment
    Physical defect, hindrance, obstacle
  8. Dovetail
    Fit exactly, connect as a whole, figure of a dove’s tail
  9. Forlorn
    Totally abandoned, helpless, sad, lonely
  10. Simper
    Smile or speak in a silly way, silly smile
  11. Attest
    Bear witness, affirm to be true
  12. Vaunted
    Boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
  13. Steadfast
    Firmly fixed, constant not moving, firm
  14. Vilify
    Abuse, belittle
  15. Adapt
    Adjust to conditions
  16. Foreboding
    Warning or feeling something bad is going to happen, ominous, marked by fear
  17. Wry
    Twisted, turned to one side, cleverly
  18. Loiter
    Linger, hang around, dawdle, tarry
  19. Falter
    Hesitate, stumble, lose courage, lose drive, weaken, decline
  20. Pithy
    Short but full of meaning
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Vocab 13