Week 8 Vocabulary

  1. candid
    frank; outspoken; open & sincere

    lying, tricky
  2. cant
    insincere; empty talk; humbug

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  3. chagrin
    a feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment or humiliation; distress

    delight, joy, triumph
  4. dexterous
    done w/ skill or adroitness; clever

    awkward, clumsy, inept
  5. enthrall
    to captivate or charm

    bore, dull,weary
  6. ephemeral
    short-lived; transitory; momentary

    interminable, perpetual, lasting
  7. parasite
    a person who receives support, advantage from another w/o giving any useful or proper return; sycophant; freeloader

    blessing, leader, workaholic
  8. posthumous
    arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death
  9. sinister
    bad, evil, base, or wicked; malevolent, menacing

    benevolent, kind, nice, auspicious
  10. zealous
    ardently active, devoted, or diligent; enthusiastic

    apathetic, indifferent, lethargic, idle
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Week 8 Vocabulary
English Vocab.