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Flashcards in Vocab U9 Deck (20):
1

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

allocate

2

adj) very enthusiastic, impressed

ardent

3

adj) persistent, attentive, diligent

assidious

4

adj) prone to act in a hasty manner; imprudent

brash

5

adj) subject to whims or passing fancies

capricious

6

v to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severly

chastise

7

adj) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose

copious

8

v) to turn aside; to stray from a norm
n) one who departs from a norm
adj) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional

deviate

9

adj, part) unnaturally thin

emaciated

10

v) to rejoice greatly

exult

11

adj) knotted, twisted, lumpy

gnarled

12

n) a payment for damage or loss

indemnity

13

n) a hint; a vague notion

inkling

14

adj) clear; transparent; readily understood

limpid

15

adj) almighty, having unlimited power or authority

omnipotent

16

adj) agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption

palatable

17

adj) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell

poignant

18

n) bitter resentment or ill-will

rancor

19

adj) immature and overconfident; conceited

sophomoric

20

adj) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance

spontaneous