Vocab Disability

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Section 1

Question Answer
propitiousfavorable; indicating a good chance of success
plangent(of a sound) loud, reverberating, and often melancholy
decrepitudethe state of being elderly and infirm
dreadnought a type of battleship introduced in the early 20th century, equipped entirely with large-caliber guns OR a heavy overcoat for stormy weather.
bertha ship's allotted place at a wharf or dock.

Section 2

Question Answer
immitableimpossible to copy; unique
unabashednot embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
obstinacythe quality of being stubborn.
convivial (of an atmosphere or event) friendly, lively, and enjoyable.
ambivalenthaving mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.

Section 3

Question Answer
blandishments a flattering or pleasing statement or action used to persuade someone gently to do something
gaita person’s manner of walking.
assailanta person who physically attacks another
degenerative(of a disease or symptom) characterized by progressive, often irreversible deterioration, and loss of function in the organs or tissues.
keen having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm.

Section 4

Question Answer
jubilant feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.
pluckyhaving or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties
coerce persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats.
apparatusthe technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose.
accentuate make more noticeable or prominent.

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