Vocab A 76-100

  1. habitat
    the place where a person or thing is ordinarily found
  2. cryptic
    secretive or partially concealed; mysterious
  3. eschew
    to avoid to shun
  4. cosmopolitan
    having worldwide scope; so sophisticated as to be at home in all parts of world
  5. morass
    an area of swampy ground; something that hinders
  6. palatable
    pleasant or acceptable to the taste
  7. gauche
    socially awkward
  8. encumber
    to burden or weigh down
  9. indelible
    incapable of being removed or erased
  10. draconian
    extremely harsh and severe
  11. ectasy
    state of overwhelming joy, rapture
  12. liable
    legally obligated; likely (w/ reference to an unfavorable outcome
  13. anachronism
    something not belonging to a certain time period
  14. encomium
    high praise
  15. montage
    composite elements, esp. pictures, placed closely next to one another
  16. hermetic
    completely sealed, esp. from entry or escape of air
  17. uncanny
    strangely unsettling, as if of supernatural origin
  18. engaging
    attractive; charming
  19. commodity
    an item of trade or commerce, esp. as distinguished from a service
  20. peer
    a person or thing of the same rank
  21. acumen
    quickness and accuracy of judgment or insight
  22. incessant
    never pausing; continuous; without a stop
  23. gamut
    an entire range or series
  24. quixotic
    foolishly idealistic; extravagantly chivalrous
  25. induct
    to place formally in office; to admit as a member
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Vocab A 76-100