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inaudible
adj.
not able to be heard
indiscriminate
adj.
w/o restraint or control; unselective
facetious
adj.
humorous, not meant seriously
assert
v.
to declare or stte as truth, maintain or defend, put foward forcefully
volatile
adj.
highly changeable, fickle; tending to become violent or explosive; changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous state
ethical
adj.
having to do with morals. values, right & wrong; in accordance wstandards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase
plebeian
adj.
common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class
n.
a common person, member of the lower class
apparition
n.
a ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearence
plausible
adj.
appearing to be true, reasonable, or fair
disdain
v.
to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully
n.
a feeling of contempt
jurisdiction
n.
an area of authority or control; the right to administer justice
aghast
adj.
filled with amazement, disgust, fear or terror
sequel
n.
that which follows, a result; a literary work of film continuingthe story of one made earlier
epitaph
n.
a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone
intrigue
n.
crafty dealings, inderhanded plotting
v.
to form and carry out plots; to puzzle or excite the curiosity
ample
adj.
more thatn enough, large, spacious
proximity
n.
nearness, closeness
cower
v.
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
pulverize
v.
to grind or pound to a powder or dust; to destroy or overcome (as though by smashing into fragments)
prodigal
adj.
wastefully extravagent; lavishly or genorously abundant
n.
one who is wasteful and self- indulgent