vocab35 cards

Tagged as: psychology, religion, earth, fitness

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1

irascible

irritable, easily angered, cranky, cross

2

lament

to mourn or to express sorrow in a demonstrative manner

3

malevolence

ill will or evil intentions

4

melancholy

depression of spirits

5

oblique

slanting, indirect, evasive, devious misleading

6

oblivion

state of being forgotten

7

ominous

threatening

8

palette

board on which a painter mixes paints

9

palliate

to ease pain, guilt or intensity

10

piety

devotion and reverence to God

11

placid

peaceful, calm

12

predilection

preference

13

profane

showing contempt toward sacred things

14

propel

to drive or to push forward

15

propensity

preference, natural inclination

16

protrusion

something sticking out

17

quaint

unusual in character or appearance

18

recluse

a person who lives in solitude, a hermit

19

rectitude

state of moral integrity

20

revere

to honor, to regard with respect

21

rudiment

an essential element or skill, also the early stages of development

22

savory

appetizing

23

serene

calm, placid

24

sordid

filthy, foul

25

stealthy

acting in a secret and sneaky way--thisis a negative term

26

succinct

brief, compact

27

taciturn

quiet, not verbose

28

temerity

boldness that is fool hardy

29

tentative

not fully worked out, provisional, uncertain

30

terrestrial

of the earth of pertaining to the earth

31

tranquil

peaceful, calm

32

turvulence

wild or distributing activity

33

unmitigated

not made less severe or intense

34

unobtrusive

not readily noticeable, inconspicuous

35

vivid

bright, distinct, and clear