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English Midterm Vocabulary

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WordDefinition
Affectto act on
Anomalysomething unusual
Articulateuttered clearly in distinct syllables
Capriciousa sudden, unpredictable change, as of one's mind or the weather
Effectresult
Innocuousharmless
Insipidwithout interesting, distinctive, or stimulating qualities
Lucidmentally sound
Mienair, bearing, or demeanor, as showing character, feeling, etc.
Morassswamp
Taciturninclined to silence
Trepidationtremulous fear, alarm, or agitation
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WordDefinition
Affectto act on
Effectresult
Insidiousoperating or proceeding in an inconspicuous or seemingly harmless way but actually with grave effect
Perniciousvery harmful
Convergeto tend to meet in a point or line
Lamentto feel or express sorrow or regret for
Ominousforeboding
Perfunctorydone merely as a duty
Reticentdisposed to be silent or not speak frequently
Pessimista person who habitually sees or anticipates the worst or is disposed to be gloomy
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