vocab final

  1. having a stern look or manner; strict or severe in modes of living or acting
    austere
  2. an obscure riddle or puzzle; a babbling situation or person
    enigma
  3. an original held as the standard for subsequent forms
    prototype
  4. to belittle, discredit, or undervalue
    disparage
  5. aggravation; the state of being stirred up
    provocation
  6. lack of self-confidence; timidity
    diffidence
  7. effort or desire to equal or surpass another
    emulation
  8. harsh to the taste or smell; bitter; stinging
    acrid
  9. desirous of the good or others; kindly; charitable
    benevolent
  10. suggestive of lurking evil or harm; evil, wicked
    sinister
  11. avoiding work or exertion; habitually idle
    indolent
  12. physically weak or feeble

    not strong in character or purpose
    infirm
  13. not to the purpose; does not apply
    irrelevant
  14. obstinate and unenlightened attachment to one's own religion, party, belief, or opinion
    bigotry
  15. to get one's way by deceptive flattery or specious promises
    cajole
  16. embarrassment or humiliation caused by disappointment or failure
    chagrin
  17. a dull and trite remark solemnly stated
    platitude
  18. growing or flourishing unchecked; unrestrained
    rampant
  19. abstracted musing; daydreaming
    reverie
Author
Rayna
ID
336569
Card Set
vocab final
Description
A Beka Academy 11th grade vocab
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