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aberration
defect, a deviation from the norm, something odd & unusual= not good (noun
amentities
attractive features and comforts, curtisies, civilities= positive (noun)
benighted
ignorant, unenlightened (adj)
cerebration
thoughout, thinking, mental agitation (noun)
defalcate
embezzle, misappropriate $, or steal $, commit fraud (verb).
diapson
entire range, certain musical range, offtone, melody, or voice, burst of harmonious song (musical term) (noun)
sidereal
of the stars, (adj.)
engender
produce, or to give birth (verb)
fell
cruel (adj.)
hybrid
offspring of parents of different species, cross-bread (noun).
inveigh
speak out vehemently (passionately), protest strongly (verb)
mandible
jawbone (noun)
orifice
mouthlike opening (on a cliff ect.) (noun)
rational
reasoning (adj.), logical, reasonable
torrid
hot, burning, patching, (to refer to sex too) (adj.)
venal
corrupt, (has to do w/ bribery, corruption ect).
altercaction
quarrel, fight, dispute (noun)
atoll
ring-shaped coral island (WW2 lots of fighting on Pacific atolls) (noun)
cartel
group of companies cooperating to control prices (noun)
cognomen
nickname (noun)
declivity
downward slope, grande, or grade average
detitus
loose material worn away, geological term: rock or small materials from cliffs ect, debris, water, ice (noun)
eclogue
short pastoral poem. pastoral= natural, of the countryside->pasture (noun)
expeditious
speedy, prompt, quick (adj.)
germane
relevant, pertinent (adj.)
indigenous
originating naturally in a particular place (ex. Native Americans) (adj.)
maelstrom
whirpool, off coast of Norway-> Maelstrom, or figuratively/metaphorically (noun)
nodule
small, rounded lump, knot(you don't want it) (noun)
parity
equality, same amount (noun)
repertoire
stock of pieces (theatrical pieces) that a person or company can perform (noun)
theism
a belief in a god or gods
unguent
usually healing (ex. aloe= healing ointment)