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Flashcards in Vocab 2 U10 Deck (20):
1

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

accrue

2

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

annotation

3

n) a state or scene of uproar and confusion

bedlam

4

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

covert

5

adj) pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in a manner and appearance

debonair

6

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

dun

7

asj) effective, producing results

efficacious

8

n) calmness, composure, refusal to panic

equanimity

9

adj) accidental, occurring by a happy chance

fortuitous

10

n) the essential part, main point, or essence

gist

11

asj) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted

gratuitous

12

adj) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling

imperious

13

n) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language;
adj) abusive, vituperative

invective

14

adj) showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors;
n) a jesters costume; a jester

motley

15

adj) extremely generous, lavish

munificent

16

v) to delay, put off until later

procrastinate

17

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

provicative

18

adj) exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding

recondite

19

n) a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel;
adj) corrupt or unprincipled;
v) to disapprove of, condemn

reprobate

20

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

sedentary