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Flashcards in Unit 10 Vocab Deck (27):
1

to accept without protest; to agree or submit

acquiesce

2

to entice, tempt

allure

3

twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly

askew

4

cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

blithe

5

quarrelsome, inclined to argue

contentious

6

to desire something belonging to another

covet

7

to be attractive to; a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

allure

8

discouraged, dejected, downcast

crestfallen

9

rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

disheveled

10

one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets

exponent

11

given to much talking, tediously chatty

garrulous

12

incapable of being overcome

insuperable

13

to be regretted or pitied

lamentable

14

an unsuitable or misleading name

misnomer

15

to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend

profess

16

the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised

exponent

17

a period of relief or rest

respite

18

a repayment; a deserved punishment

retribution

19

winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible

sinuous

20

full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style

sonorous

21

the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field

vanguard

22

a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing

wastrel

23

sub-

under, less than

24

-ish, -like

like, resembling

25

-duc-, -duct-, -duit-

lead, conduct, draw

26

-fac-, -fact-, -fect-, -fic-, -fy-

make

27

-ject-

throw