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artic'ulate
(v)to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joints
(adj)expressed clearly and forcefully; able to employ language clearly and forcefully; jointed
cavort'
(v)to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
cred'ence
(n)belief, mental acceptance
decry'
(v)to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
dissem'ble
(v)to diguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
distraught'
(adj)very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
eu'logy
(n)a formal statement of commendation; high praise
envice'
(v)to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
exhume'
(v)to remove from a grave; to bring to light
feck'less
(adj)lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable
mur'ky
(adj)dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
nefar'ious
(adj)wicked, depraved, deviod of moral standards
pi'quant
(adj)stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative
primor'dial
(adj)developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic
propin'quity
(n)nearness in place or time; kinship
unwon'ted
(adj)not usual or expected; not in character
uto'pian
(adj)founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical
ver'biage
(n)language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression
ver'dant
(adj)green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgment
vis'cous
(adj)having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity