English Vocab 1-3

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to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
thin, slender, not dense, lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance
roundabout, not direct
a summary; condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
a natural or habitual inclination or tendency
to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go between in disagreement
to assign or refer to, attribute
pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook
to make easy, cause to progress faster
mysterious, magical, supernatural, secret, hidden from view, no detectable by ordinary means
resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character, accidental, not essential, acquired
to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a feeling or distress
to fall as moisture, to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great hight; to give distinct form to
to urge strongly, advise earnestly
to make amends, make up for, advert
to rise above or beyond; to exceed
to violate, tresspass, go beyond recognized bounds
to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression or earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty; oily; pliable
decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
to steal something that has been given into one's trust, to take improperly for one's own use
no decisive or definite, unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no
poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
strict, severe, rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
to direct or order, to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way, to prohibit
to make ones self agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others
weariness or body or mind, lack of energy
composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances
shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence of power; offense; resentment; a vague suspicion
wearied, worn-out, dulled
a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
a gap, opening, break
saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish; aimless talk or thinking; nonsense
pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
to have an intense dislike for
by virtue or holding a certain office
a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence
causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
without experience, immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
a period or one thousand years, a period of great joy
to make easier pr milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
existing in name only, not real, too small to be considered or taken seriously
one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be; an intruder
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess
the modification or the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another, the result blend
to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing an established government
to spread through, penetrate, soak through
resulting from or marked by lack of attention; accidental
bitter, sarcastic, highly caustic or biting
peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence
a hint, indirect suggestion or reference
worthy, deserving recognition and praise
belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent, originating in a bodily organ or part
used so often as to lack freshness or originality
to draw forth, bring out from some source
to make a violent attack in words, expressing strong disapproval
to use coaxing or flattering to gain some desired end

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