Vocab 11

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abrogate(verb) repeal or do away with, to cancel
ambient(adj) of or relating to the immediate surroundings of something
asperity(noun) harshness of tone or manner
burnish(verb) polish by friction
cabal(noun) a secret political clique or faction
delectable(adj) delicious, enjoyable
deprecate(verb) express disapproval
detritus(noun) waste or debris of any kind
ebullient(adj) cheerful and full of energy
eclectic(adj) deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
espouse(verb) adopt or support
impecunious(adj) having little or no money
inexorable(adj) impossible to stop or prevent, unyeilding
moribund(adj) at the point of death, "on the way out", verge of extinction
necromancer(noun) sorcerer, communicates with the dead
onerous(adj) involving an amount of effort and difficulty that is oppressively burdensome
rife(adj) plentiful
rudiments(noun) the first principles of a subject
sequester(verb) isolate or hide away
winnow(verb) to filter, sift through

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