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English 12 Vocab 16
English 12 Vocab 16
Penury
extreme poverty; destitution : he died in a state of virtual penury.
Glib
fluent and voluble but insincere and shallow : she was careful not to let the answer sound too glib.
Usurer
a person who lends money at unreasonably high rates of interest.
Nebulous
unclear
nebulous concepts like quality of life.
Disingenuous
lacking in sincerity, lacking in frankness,
Ingenuous
frank, candid, sincere
Quagmire
an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation : a legal quagmire.
Wanton
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deliberate and unprovoked : sheer wanton vandalism.
Dote
be extremely and uncritically fond of : she doted on her two young children