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Flashcards in Vocab 2 Deck (20):
1

To adapt to a new climate, environment or situation

Acclimate

2

Irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration; to cause such a feeling

Chagrin

3

Self-satisfied; overly confident

Complacent

4

To express agreement, approve

Concur

5

Slander or libel

Defamation

6

To make plain or clear, explain; to interpret

Explicate

7

A noisy quarrel or brawl

Fracas

8

Unnatural, distorted; bizarre

Grotesque

9

A wild uproar, din, or commotion

Pandemonium

10

chafing, grating, rasping, erosive

Abrasive

11

accustom, learn the ropes

Acclimate

12

vexation, mortification; abash, mortifying

Chagrin

13

smug, pleased with oneself

Complacent

14

agree, assent, ratify, sanction

Concur

15

vilification, calumny, mudslinging

Defamation

16

clarify, elucidate, untangle, spell out

Explicate

17

row, altercation, rhubarb, brouhaha

Fracas

18

fantastic, outlandish, ugly, deformed

Grotesque

19

chaos, tumult, bedlam, three-ring circus

Pandemonium

20

Causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; a substance used to smooth, or polish

Abrasive