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Title: 11th Grade Vocabulary Week 4


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11th Grade Vocabulary Week 4
  • celibate adj. abstaining from intercourse
    unmarried
  • Fortuitous adj. happening by chance or accident
  • syn accidental unexpected ant
    premeditated intentional
  • 3. recapitulate v. to summarize to repeat
    briefly

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  • 4. perfunctory adj. done without care in a
    routine fashion
  • syn indifferent offhand ant diligent
    attentive
  • 5. baroque adj. overly decorated
  • syn ornate ant simple
  • 6. hedonism n. pursuit of pleasure, especially
    of the senses

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  • 7. obloquy n. strong disapproval a bad
    reputation resulting from public criticism
  • syn censure rebuked ant acclaim praise
  • 8. debacle n. a complete failure a total
    collapse
  • syn calamity catastrophe ant success
    triumph
  • 9. quasi- adj. resembling seeming half

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  • 10. besmirch v. to make dirty to stain
  • syn soil sully smear ant cleanse
  • 11. imperative adj. extremely necessary vitally
    important
  • 12. sacrosanct adj. extremely holy
  • syn divine angelic

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  • 13. sadistic adj. deriving pleasure from
    inflicting pain on others
  • syn barbarous perverse ant civilized humane
  • 14. demeanor n. behavior manner of conducting
    oneself
  • syn deportment
  • 15. facetious adj. comical jocular flippant
  • syn joking witty jocose ant solemn serious
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