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Hesi Vocab EXTRA

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joflo's version from 2017-09-12 13:54

Section 1

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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
squalidfilthy
taciturnquite, not verbose
Laconicconcise, using few words
nefariousextremely wicked, wicked or criminal
sanctionauthorize, official permission or approval for an action
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Section 2

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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
Echelongroup
ContractTo draw together, to reduce in size
DilateTo enlarge or expand
peruseto read thoroughly and carefully
aideassistant
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
echelongroup
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
abruptsudden
sagacitywisdom
auscultatelistening to the internal sounds of the body-heart breath bowel sounds
placateto appease
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Section 3

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accedeto agree or express agreement
Applicablerelevant or appropriate
Gregariousnessfriendliness
concomitantnaturally accompanying or associated
DiscreteDistinct, separate
illicitunlawful
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
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Section 4

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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
Ravenoushungry
behoovebe appropriate or necessary
Imperviousnot allowing entry or passage-not allowing fluid to pass through
Imperiousassuming power or authority without justification;
Entreatask for or request earnestly
Naboba wealthy man
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