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Flashcards in Unit 10 Vocab Deck (20):
1

to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result

accrue

2

a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work

annotation

3

a state or scene of uproar and confusion

bedlam

4

hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded; a sheltered place, a hiding place

covert

5

pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance

debonair

6

to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt; a creditor; dark, dull, drab, dingy

dun

7

effective, producing results

efficacious

8

calmness, composure, refusal to panic

equanimity

9

accidental, occurring by a happy chance

fortuitous

10

the essential part, main point, or essence

gist

11

freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted

gratuitous

12

overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling

imperious

13

a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language; abusive, vituperative

invective

14

showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; a jester's costume; a jester

motley

15

extremely generous, lavish

munificent

16

to delay, put off until later

procrastinate

17

tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying

provocative

18

exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding

recondite

19

a deprave, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel; corrupt or unprincipled; to disapprove of, condemn

reprobate

20

characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place

sedentary