Hesi Vocab EXTRA

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Section 1

Question Answer
Affablyfriendly manner
Confineslimits or boundaries; to keep from leaving; something that enclose
Covertconcealed; secret; disguised
anuriainability to urinate
*candorhonesty, frankness
*cantankerousgrumpy; disagreeable
*dissidentdisagreeing, especially with a majority
etherealnot earthly, spiritual, delicat---eextremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world, graceful
iconoclastone who attacks traditional beliefs
*taciturn ---taxi driver is quite andquite, not verbose
Laconic ---famous so i use few wordsconcise, using few words
*nefariousextremely wicked, wicked or criminal
sanctionauthorize, official permission or approval for an action

Section 2

Question Answer
acumenshrewdness shown by keen insight, the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, typically in a particular domain. clever
**dearthan insufficient quantity or number shortage, a scarcity or lack of something.
delusionan erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
ContractTo draw together, to reduce in size
DilateTo enlarge or expand
peruseto read thoroughly and carefully
aida resource
indigentlacking food/clothing
ParoxysmalBeginning suddenly or abruptly; convulsive
Euthanasiathe act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal’ mercy killing
contractto draw together, reduce in size
confineslimits or boundaries, to keep from leaving
ruefulfeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
*Inexorablenot capable of being swayed or diverted from a course
auscultatelistening to the internal sounds of the body-heart breath bowel sounds
*placateto appease

Section 3

Question Answer
*accedeto agree or express agreement
Applicablerelevant or appropriate
*concomitantnaturally accompanying or associated
DiscreteDistinct, separate
discreetcareful, cautious
*Abhorrencestrong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy
Cornucopiaan abundant supply of good things of specified kind.
Virulencerapid sever course; pathogenic, extreme hostility; extreme harmfulness
anarchismabsence of testis
Quandarystate of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
carbuncleskin disease associated with boils
PredisposeTo make more susceptible or more likely to occur

Section 4

Question Answer
Aggregatea sum total of many things; total; accumulate; overall
*maudlinoverly sentimental
Circumductioncircular movement
*vicariousexperienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person
InfamyEvil tame or public reputation
frugal economical with money or food, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty poor meager
catapultmedieval artillery used during sieges
Assessto evaluate
Feasiblepossible, able to be done
*Detestableabominable, hateful
behoovebe appropriate or necessary
Impervious --no perv--ertnot allowing entry or passage-not allowing fluid to pass through
imperious im princessassuming power or authority without justification;
*entreatask for or request earnestly
Naboba wealthy man