Vocab 4

  1. Affable
    courteous and pleasant, sociable
  2. Aggrandize
    to increase in greatness, power, or wealth
  3. Amorphous
    shapeless, without definite form
  4. Aura
    that which surrounds, distinctive air or personal quality
  5. Contraband
    illegal traffic, smuggled goods
  6. Erudite
    scholarly, learned, bookish
  7. Gossamer
    thin, light, insubstantial
  8. Infer
    to find by reasoning, to arrive at a conclusion by basis of thought
  9. Inscrutable
    incapable of being understood, impossible to see through
  10. Insular
    relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island
  11. Irrevocable
    incapable of being changed or called back
  12. Propensity
    a natural inclination or predilection toward
  13. Querulous
    peevish, complaining, fretful
  14. Remonstrate
    to argue or plead with someone against something, object to
  15. Repudiate
    to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
  16. Resilient
    able to return to original shape or form, able to recover quickly
  17. Reverberate
    to re-echo, resound, to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
  18. Scurrilous
    coarsely abusive, vulgar or low, foul-mouthed
  19. Sedulous
    persistent, showing industry or determination
  20. Sleazy
    thin or flimsy in texture, cheap, shoddy or inferior in quality
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Vocab 4