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Flashcards in Unit 9 Vocab Deck (30):
1

to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute

allocate

2

very enthusiastic, impassioned

ardent

3

persistent, attentive, diligent

assiduous

4

prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent

brash

5

subject to whims or passing fancies

capricious

6

to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely

chastise

7

abundant; plentiful

copious

8

to turn aside; to stray from a norm; one who departs from a norm; differing from a norm

deviate

9

unnaturally thin

emaciated

10

to rejoice greatly

exult

11

knotted, twisted, lumpy

gnarled

12

a payment for damage or loss

indemnity

13

a hint; a vague notion

inkling

14

clear, transparent

limpid

15

wordy, verbose

copious

16

almighty, having unlimited power or authority

omnipotent

17

agreeable to the taste; suitable for consumption

palatable

18

deeply affecting, touching

poignant

19

heterodox, unconventional

deviate

20

bitter resentment or ill-will

rancor

21

immature and overconfident; conceited

sophomoric

22

readily understood

limpid

23

arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance

spontaneous

24

agreeable to one's sensibilities

palatable

25

keen or sharp in taste or smell

poignant

26

re-

again, back

27

-ful, -ive, -ous

full of, given to, marked by

28

-cede-, -ceed-, -ceas-, -cess-

happen, yield, go

29

-cred-

believe

30

-dic-, -dict-

speak, say, tell