flash cards

unit 4F

Question Answer
Contraband Illegal traffic, smuggled goods; ( adj ). illegal, prohibited.
Grossamer thin, light , delicate, insubstantial (n.). a very thin cloth.
Prospensity A natural inclination or predilection toward.
Affable courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to.
sedulous persistent, showing industry and determination.
queruious peevish, complaining, fretful.
repudiate to disown, reject, or deny the vaulidity of.
archetype An original model on which something was patterened or replicated; the ideal example of a particular person or thing.
sleazy cheap, snobby
aggrandize to increase in greatness, power or wealth: to build up or intensify; to make appear greater.
irrevocable incapable of being changed or called back.
reverberale to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly.
remonstrate to argue with someone against something; protect against.
Aura that which surrounds ( as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality
resilient able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly.
Amorphous shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character, without organization, unity, or cohesion.
Insular relating to, characteristic of, of no particular type of character; without organization, unity, or cohesion.
insurtable incapable of being understood; impossible to see through physically.
scurrious coarsely abusive, vulgar, or low.
Erudite Scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic, well educated.

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